Skara Brae up for Heritage Site of the Year award; Historic Environment

UK – Heart of Neolithic Orkney

Orkney attraction is the only Scottish site nominated in BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2017.

The prehistoric village of Skara Brae, on Orkney, is the only Scottish visitor attraction in the running to be named Heritage Site of the Year in the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards.

Bestselling author and travel writer, Bill Bryson was tasked by the magazine to nominate his top five heritage sites from across the length and breadth of the country, representing the UK’s historic environment.

Members of the public have until Tuesday 28th February to cast their vote online and choose a winner.

Skara Brae, which forms part of the UNESCO World Heritage site known as the Heart of Neolithic Orkney, is up against strong competition in the Heritage Site of the Year award category.

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