Revealed: Details of massive Pictish-era feast in Orkney

An aerial view of the UHI Archaeology Institute research excavation at The Cairns, South Ronaldsay, Orkney, with the pit where the shellfish was cooked clearly on show. PIC: Bobby Friel.

Fascinating new details of a massive feasting site on Orkney, where people gathered on a clifftop in huge numbers around 1,500 years ago, have emerged.

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