Maeshowe Chambered Cairn (Historic Scotland)
Maeshowe Chambered Cairn
The finest megalithic tomb in the British Isles, with a large mound covering a stone-built passage and a large burial chamber with cells in the walls. Of Neolithic date, broken into in Viking times by people who carved extensive runic inscriptions on the walls. Part of The Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site.
Admission, shop and refreshments at the nearby 19th-century Tormiston Mill.
Prehistoric site, Archaeological site
Open all year round
Joint Ticket Available For All Orkney Staffed Monuments.
Please note: Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.