Historic Scotland

Opening times

Blackhammer Chambered Cairn is open year-round.


Getting there

Blackhammer Chambered Cairn

On B9064 on island of Rousay, 2m west of the pier. Accessible through Orkney Ferries Limited from Tingwall Terminal.

Access is steep and can be muddy.

Grid reference – HY 414 276.

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