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Opening times

1 Apr to 30 Sept:
Daily, 9.30am to 5.30pm
Last entry 5pm

1 Oct to 31 Mar:
Closed

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Broch of Gurness
Aikerness
Evie
Orkney
KW17 2NH

National Grid reference: HY 381 268

Telephone: 01856 751 414

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