Maeshowe Chambered Cairn

Maeshowe Visitor Centre (at Stenness), Ireland Road, Stenness KW16 3LB

 

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The site is closed today (Fri 30 Sept) due to gale force winds. 

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Due to limited capacity, it is strongly recommended to reserve your visit online to guarantee entry and avoid disappointment.

Historic Scotland Members, Explorer Pass holders and reciprocal members: Entry is free, but you must make a tour reservation in advance to guarantee entry. 

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In line with Scottish Government guidance, we strongly encourage visitors to continue to wear face coverings in interior spaces.

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Opening times

The site is closed today (Fri 30 Sept) due to gale force winds. 

1 Ap to 30 Sept:  
Daily, 9.30am to 5.30pm
Tour times: 10am, 11.30am, 2pm and 3.30pm

1 Oct to 31 Mar:
Daily, 10am to 4pm
Tour times: 10am, 12 noon and 2pm

Closed for lunch 12 noon to 1pm. 

Due to limited capacity, it is strongly recommended to reserve your visit online to guarantee entry and avoid disappointment.

Access to the cairn is via a low and long passageway.

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