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Day 6 - The Ring of Brodgar Thursday is the day to visit the Standing Stones of Stenness, just 15 minutes car journey from Annie's Place in Birsay. Next to the Ring of Brodgar archaeologists in the past three years have uncovered an extensive new mystery site of the ages - what may be an amphitheatre of neolithic man - The Ness of Brodgar. In July and August these excavations continue,

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Day 4 - Your week in Orkney This day, go back to Skaill Bay which you glimpsed on the way home to Annie's Place from Stromness. Visit 19th century St Peter's Kirk on the shore, with its tiny Sabbath School room, situated right underneath the minister's pulpit - how to keep the peedie bairns quiet in church on a Sunday ?  Now walk along windswept, sand covered Skaill Beach to give yourselves

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