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Visits are by guided tour only.

Tours will depart from the new Maeshowe Visitor Centre (at Stenness). It is strongly recommended to reserve tickets online to avoid disappointment.



Getting there

Access to Maeshowe is by guided tour only. Tours will depart from the new Maeshowe Visitor Centre (at Stenness). 

You can buy tickets for the Maeshowe guided tour at Stenness visitor centre on the day of your tour, where you will then be transported to the site by coach. Please note that we can temporarily only accept cash payments. 

Parking is only available at Stenness visitor centre – there is no parking at Maeshowe. Your ticket includes the coach transfer to and from Maeshowe.

Getting to Maeshowe Visitor Centre 

Maeshowe Visitor Centre at Stenness
Ireland Road
KW16 3LB
National Grid reference: HY 30268 11314
Visitor Centre telephone: 01856 851 266

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