About the Site
A view of the howe, showing the entrance and the surrounding terrain.
Closer to the chamber, the ditch that encircles the mound is still clearly visible.
Closer yet, again viewing the southern side of Maeshowe.
The rear of Maeshowe, looking to the south-east.
The raised "platform" and surrounding ditch and bank are very clear from this position.
A wintry scene. Maeshowe, after a light midwinter fall of snow.