Saints and Stones: Comet Stone

The Comet Stone is a 5-3/4 foot tall standing stone on a low mound some 450 feet to the southeast of the Ring of Brodgar. It may well have been part of a group of standing stones, since nearby are two stone stumps on the same mound.

About the Comet Stone

Orkneyjar: The Comet Stone
Megalithic Portal: Comet Stone
Stone Pages: Comet Stone
Wikipedia: Standing Stones

Journey to the Comet Stone

The Comet Stone is located just southeast of the Ring of Brodgar off the B90055.

Ordnance Survey Map (HY294134)

Visitors Information

Visitors information may be found on the Orkneyjar website. General tourist information for Orkney may be found on the Visit Orkney website.

Additional Photos of the Comet Stone from 2007, 2010, and 2017

Comet Stone with Loch Harray in Background
Comet Stone Looking North
Side of Comet Stone
One of Two Stumps Near Comet Stone
Close-Up of the Comet Stone
Comet Stone with Ring of Brodgar in Background
Revisiting the Comet Stone in 2010
Revisiting the Comet Stone in 2017

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