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Brinian is a district on the south side of Rousay, with a population of approximately 70.

Brinian is the home of the Ferry Terminal, where the ferry to Rousay docks.

The Heritage Centre is a small visitor centre at the Ferry Terminal, displaying information and photos on Rousay's interesting history and archaeology. It is a great starting point for visitors to the island. Situated at the Ferry Terminal, it is open all year, and admission is FREE. It also features a waiting area, with toilets and a shower.

The Crafthub is located at the Ferry Terminal. For further information, please telephone 01856 821359 or go to The Crafthub's official website:

Trumland House and Gardens is a Jacobean-style mansion completed in 1876. The House isn't currently accessible by the public, although it is hoped that the extensive restoration project will be completed within the next few years. However, the spectcular Trumland House Gardens are open to the public, from the first of May, to the last Friday in October, 7 days a week. Admission to these spectacular gardens is just £2. For further information, please telephone 01856 821322 or go to Trumland House & Gardens' official website:

Trumland Organic Farm Hostel, Cottage, & Camp Site provides hostel and self-catering accommodation, and camping facilities. Trumland Organic Farm also offers Bicycle Hire for just £7 per day (includes helmet and drinks bottle). View our information pages for Trumland Organic Farm here.

RSPB Trumland Nature Reserve provides two trails. Go to the official RSPB Trumland Nature Reserve web pages for more information on these wonderful trails: (RSPB leaflets are also available at the Rousay Heritage Centre). E-mail for more information on the RSPB on Rousay.

Taversoe Tuick is a unique two-story tomb.

Islands View Surgery is a doctor's surgery serving the islands of Rousay, Egilsay, Wyre and Gairsay.
View our information page for Islands View Surgery here.

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