The Ring of Brodgar is at the heart of the Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site. I have visited here many times, the most memorable being one time in March, in snowstorms and a bitter arctic wind.
Just across the isthmus from the Ring of Brodgar, the standing stones of Stenness have a mysterious presence, although, in my experience, it is a very comfortable place to be
St. Magnus is, in my opinion, one of the most beautiful buildings in Scotland. There is an amazing presence here, a real power.
Maes Howe rises from the Harray landscape, visible for miles around. It is generally considered to be the finest Neolithic chambered cairn in Northern Europe
A chambered cairn near Isbister, Orkney, reached after a dramatic mile long walk along the cliffs.
Cuween chambered cairn, cut into the rock of Cuween hill, is an eerie place reached after a steep climb, with an impressive high vaulted ceiling.
A Neolithic village discovered after storms eroded the beach dunes at Skaill bay in 1850.