Broch of Gurness

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Broch of Gurness: A noted icon of Orkneys rich archaeological heritage, the broch is one of the most outstanding surviving examples of a later prehistoric (Iron-Age) settlement that is unique to northern Scotland.

The completeness - the best-preserved broch village in Scotland. Meandering through the remains, the visitor can picture Orcadian life as lived over 2,000 years ago.

The Iron-Age artefacts - displayed on-site in the visitor centre.

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Bus

From Stromness bus stand, take Orkney Coaches no 91 to Kirkwall bus station (30 min). Take Orkney Coaches no 96 (Tingwall) to Evie, Hillside Road (30 mins). Walk 45 mins to Broch of Gurness.

Admission

Opening times (April - September):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
09:30 - 17:3009:30 - 17:3009:30 - 17:3009:30 - 17:3009:30 - 17:3009:30 - 17:3009:30 - 17:30

Opening times (October):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
09:30 - 16:3009:30 - 16:3009:30 - 16:3009:30 - 16:3009:30 - 16:3009:30 - 16:3009:30 - 16:30

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