Tag: GB – Heart of Neolithic Orkney

How the archaeology of Orkney and Easter Island both face climate change threat; Kieran Biettie; Press & Journal

What do the giant statues of Easter Island and the Neolithic settlement of Skara Brae in Orkney have in common? Apart from both being UNESCO World Heritage Sites, these coastal areas of vast archaeological importance are both directly threatened by climate change.

Source: How the archaeology of Orkney and Easter Island both face climate change threat

Scotland launches new national trail to showcase world-class sites and landscapes; Brian Ferguson; Scotsman

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A new national trail showcasing Scotland’s world-class natural landscapes, cultural cities and historic buildings, landmarks and monuments has been unveiled.

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21 of the best things to do in Orkney; Cal Flyn; Times Travel

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21 suggestions for how to fill your time while on holiday in the Orkney Islands, from chambered tombs to sea kayaking trips.

Source: 21 of the best things to do in Orkney – Times Travel

Orkney is an extraordinary prehistoric phenomenon where archeologists keep discovering ancient treasures; Robin McKelvie; iNews

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With more Neolithic remains revealed earlier this year, as well as Viking graffiti and a stone circle older than Stonehenge, the Orkney islands are a prehistoric wonder…

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Discover a spring holiday destination 5,000 years in the making, with a fascinating history to explore; Visit Orkney

They first made these islands home 5,000 years ago and left behind traces of a startling civilisation that featured ambitious temples, sophisticated villages and stunning monuments inspired by the moon and the sun that continue to inspire deep awe today, much as they must have done then.

Source: Discover a spring holiday destination 5,000 years in the making, with a fascinating history to explore

3 Mysterious Destinations To Visit in Orkney, Scotland; The Global Dispatch

Scotland is an attractive destination for many reasons, including its history, remarkable scenery, its haggis and, of course, its famous whisky. However…

Source: 3 Mysterious Destinations To Visit in Orkney, Scotland | The Global Dispatch

Visiting the Heart of Neolithic Orkney in Scotland; Suzanne Easton; Everything Everywhere

The best things to see in Scotland’s Orkney Islands are UNESCO-listed sites—here’s a guide to top sites, hotels, and what to know before you go.

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A traveller’s guide to ancient Orkney history; Lorraine Mccall; Wilderness Scotland

UK – Heart of Neolithic Orkney

Orkney history of human life dates back almost 12,000 years! Wilderness guide Lorraine gives us an insight into the ancient history of this UNESCO archipelago north of Scotland.

Source: A traveller’s guide to ancient Orkney history – Wilderness Scotland

Orkney Isles: Top Ten Things to Do; Sonja Jones; Wilderness Scotland

UK – Heart of Neolithic Orkney

Looking for the best things to do on a holiday in Orkney? There are plenty of fun activities to occupy your time on the stunning Orkney Isles. Here are Sonja Jones’ top ten things you should do. Learn about coastal walks, wildlife spotting, ancient history, war relics, local produce, galleries, museums, wreck diving and more.

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