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Brough Of Birsay

Site featuring Pictish and Norse power-base with Pictish well

Brough Of Birsay

The remains of a busy complex of Pictish, Norse and later settlement around scenic Birsay Bay.

A small visitor centre on the island contains some important early sculptures and interesting Viking artefacts.

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Highlights

  • The location – a challenge to get to, and a joy to discover.
  • The Pictish symbol stone – an unusual carved stone.
  • The Viking houses – a unique insight into the peaceful life of the Vikings.

Location

Region – Orkney
Postcode: KW17 2NH

Tel 01856 841815 (Skara Brae)

Opening arrangements

Summer
Mid-June - 30 September, Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun, 9.30am - 5.30pm

Closed during winter season
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Admission prices

Summer
Adult £4.50, Child £2.70, Concession £3.60

Events at Brough Of Birsay

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21 April 2014

Durer's Fame

Duff House

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Easter at Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle

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Stirling Castle Gun Salutes 2014

Stirling Castle

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Gun Salutes 2014

Edinburgh Castle

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Letting Loose at the Castle

Urquhart Castle

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