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Churchill Barriers :


The Churchill Barriers are a series of four causeways in Orkney linking the Orkney Mainland to the island of South Ronaldsay, via Lamb Holm, Glimps Holm and Burray. The Barriers were originally built as a war defence during the Second World War to protect Scapa Flow. They are now used to carry the single-carriageway A961 road.


The barriers were constructed by Prisoners of War during World War 2, and are constructed from a huge number of concrete blocks dumped in the shallow channels

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