Brough of Birsay

Brough of Birsay

Tidal island at Birsay, Birsay, KW17 2LX

Brough of Birsay

Tidal island at Birsay, Birsay, KW17 2LX

It was a place of local and perhaps regional importance, first for the Picts and later for the Norse settlers.

When the tide permits , you can cross the causeway to this historic island. The remains of the Norse settlement included a ruined Romanesque church that was a place of pilgrimage in the Middle Ages.

Please telephone Skara Brae on 01856 841 815 for tide times.

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Last admission 17:00

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