Brough of Birsay


Getting here

Brough of Birsay
KW17 2LX

As Brough of Birsay is on a tidal island, you should check tide tables at Skara Brae or call them on 01856 841 815. Tide times may also be found on the Met Office website

National Grid reference: HY 239 285

Telephone: 01856 841 815 (Skara Brae)

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Opening times

The Brough of Birsay is only accessible at low tide.

Please note, the visitor centre is closed.

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