This stunning archaeological site on the shores of the bay of Skaill is reputed to be the best preserved Stone Age village in Europe. It is one of Orkney's most popular attractions. Prepare to be amazed!

Sitting proudly within the Heart of Neolithic Orkney UNESCO World Heritage Site, Skara Brae is accorded the same status as the pyramids in Egypt. However, the village is in fact much older, dating from 3200BC compared to 2700BC when the building of the pyramids began.


Find out more: