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Skara Brae is one of the best-preserved Neolithic villages in Europe.

Skara Brae is one of the best-preserved Neolithic villages in Europe, Scotland

In 1850, A Farmer Found This Hidden Door. What He Saw Inside Has Stunned A Whole World.

In 1850 farmer finds a secret door in the ground: what he saw on the other side causes the world to lose their breath

The oldest preserved furnished houses in the world. Skara Brae, The Orkney Islands, Scotland

Detail from the Neolithic settlment of Skara Brae in the Orkney Islands by David Simon

Skara Brae is a stone Neolithic settlement on the island of Mainland in the Orkneys.   It was inhabited from roughly 3150 to 2500 B.C.  It is the most intact Neolithic settlement in Europe, gaining it UNESCO World Heritage Site status and the nickname of “Scottish Pompeii”.

Skara Brae is a stone Neolithic settlement on the Orkneys. It was inhabited from roughly 3150 to 2500 B. It is the most intact Neolithic settlement in Europe, gaining it UNESCO World Heritage Site status and the nickname of “Scottish Pompeii”.

Parish Church - St Monans, Fife, Scotland.. St Monans is a village in the East Neuk of Fife and is named after the legendary Saint Monan

Parish Church St Monans, Fife, Scotland Fife is where my husbands Mam was born.

Roslyn chapel

Rosslyn Chapel is a Category A listed building and Scheduled Ancient Monument, located in the village of Roslin, approximately 7 miles south of Edinburgh, Scotland. Built between 1446 and it has been described as an & Wonder& and a & in Stone&

The Neolithic settlement of Skara Brae is one of the best preserved groups of  prehistoric houses in Western Europe.

Skara Brae Prehistoric Village, Stromness – Monuments & Ruins

The Neolithic settlement of Skara Brae is one of the best preserved groups of prehistoric houses in Western Europe.

Things to do on Lewis and Harris: Gearrannan Blackhouse holiday Village ©MDHarding

Things to Do on Lewis and Harris Isles - Go4Travel Blog

Driving around and exploring the isles of Lewis and Harris in Scotland is definitely a must-do. Here are some of the best things to do on Lewis and Harris.

Castle Sinclair Girnigoe is the only castle in Scotland to be listed by the World Monuments Fund. This once impregnable medieval / renaissance stronghold is now the most spectacular ruin in the North of Scotland and is the subject of a preservation programme The Castle will be open to the public from the beginning of May to the end of September 2010.

Castle Sinclair Girnigoe is the only castle in Scotland to be listed by…

According to legend Glamis Castle is haunted because of an ancient curse brought on the family by Sir John Lyon. www.hha.org.uk/ghostly

Holidays and Breaks in Scotland

Glamis Castle at sunset. The ancestral seat of the Lyon family for centuries, Glamis Castle is where the Queen Mum spent her childhood. Princess Margaret was born at Glamis Castle.

10 Beautiful Villages To Visit In The Scottish Highlands - Hand Luggage Only - Travel, Food & Photography Blog

10 Beautiful Villages To Visit In The Scottish Highlands

Walk between Stockbridge and Dean Village #Edinburgh #SCOTLAND

Walk between Stockbridge and Dean Village walked this route into town (and back) for pub grub our last night in Dean Village.

Andromeda and the Milky Way Earthworks / Charles Jencks, Scotland | re-pinned by http://www.wfpblogs.com/author/rachelwfp/

Andromeda and the Milky Way Earthworks by landscape artist, Charles Jencks, Sanquhar, Scotland. The mounds represent “the cosmic ballet of the two galaxies coming together,” and each have lagoons that add to their visual impact.

Crovie village (Aberdeenshire), Scotland:

Crovie is a small village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK comprising a single row of houses. Unlike the similar neighbouring village, Pennan, Crovie is situated on such a narrow ledge that any cars have to be left at the south of the village.

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