Ring of Brodgar UK

Dating from around 2500 BCE, this magnificent stone circle occupies a scenic location between two lakes on Orkney. At nearly 104 meters in diameter, the Ring of Brodgar is the third largest stone circle in Britain.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
249975
Names
Ring of Brodgar
Ring of Brogar
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Timeline

2500 BCE
Ring of Brodgar erected in Orkney Islands
2000 BCE
Settlement at Stenness abandoned
1150
Viking invaders briefly occupy Stenness area