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3 November 2014

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What and where
is Skara Brae?

Map showing Skara Brae

Where do you live in relation to Skara Brae? How do you think you'd travel there if you wanted to visit? Could you use the internet to plan your journey? The people who lived in Skara Brae probably never travelled further than the Orkney Islands. They didn't have cars, so they would have walked. They would have used boats to get between the islands.

Aerial image of Orkney
Archaeological excavation of Skara Brae
Skara Brae timeline
Map of Orkney
The Bay of Skaill
A Skara Brae house
A Skara Brae house passageway
Bird's eye view of a Skara Brae housel

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