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Knap Of Howar

Probably the oldest standing stone houses in north-west Europe

Knap Of Howar

Probably the oldest standing stone houses in north-west Europe, dating from the early Neolithic period.

Two houses, approximately rectangular, with stone cupboards and stalls. Contemporary with the chambered tombs of Orkney.

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Region – Orkney

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29 August 2014

The Three Estates Costume Exhibition

Stirling Castle

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Ring of Brodgar Guided Walk

Ring Of Brodgar Stone Circle and Henge

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Ladies of the Renaissance

Edinburgh Castle

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Standing Stones of Stenness Guided Walk

Stones Of Stenness Circle And Henge

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Bat Walk

Holyrood Park

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Hands on History

Urquhart Castle

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