Facilities at Brodgar

Full facilities information

No visitor centre.

  • Ample parking in the Ring of Brodgar car park (Historic Environment Scotland).
  • No lighting.
  • No height restrictions.

In Stenness, 2 miles (3.2 km) to the west on the A965 and in Finstown, 5 miles (7.5 km) to the east on the A965. Open 24 hours.

Accessible RADAR scheme toilets are available in Finstown, 5 miles (8km) to the east on the A965, and in Stromness, 6 miles (9.6km) to the west.

Refreshments
  • No catering facilities on the reserve.
  • Food outlets in Dounby, 7 miles (11 km) away, and Stromness, 6 miles (10 km) away.

No shop facilities on-site.

There are two benches on the trail.

Pushchair friendly

A great variety of birds, including farmland birds and waders, is easy to see from anywhere on the reserve.

The Orkney RSPB field teacher uses the reserve for education visits throughout the year.