Attractions in Orkney Islands
Mainland, Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2
The gaunt remains of the residence of Robert Stewart, Earl of Orkney, constructed in the late 16th century round a courtyard.
Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK
A megalithic tomb with triple retaining walls, containing a passage and main chamber, with six subsiduary cells.
Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK
Probably the oldest standing stone houses in Europe, dating from the early Neolithic period.
Egilsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
The complete but roofless ruin of a 12th century church with a round tower, situated on the site where St Magnus was…
Hoy, Orkney, KW16 3PQ
The tower, one of only three Martello Towers in Scotland, was built in 1815 to protect the Longhope anchorage from attacks…
Isle of Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK
This simple 12th century building was once the chapel of a Christian Norse family.
This unusual lighthouse with its castellated tower was built in 1925. It is now solar powered. The tidal Island once had a...
Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DH
The principal museum of Orkney life with extensive archaeological and social history collections. Exhibits include the...
Finstown, Kirkwall, KW17 2EN
Explore Orkney. Choose day trips. Benefit from archaeology, spirituality, historical and wild Orkney.
Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AA
This outstanding modern art gallery displays work by Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth and Andrew Wallis. Lively programme…
Kirkwall, Orkney, KW17
A fine Neolithic chambered cairn with three concentric walls and a burial chamber with three large cells.
Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1PD
Step inside the spectacular ruins of two remarkable residences at the heart of Kirkwall.
Stromness, Orkney, KW17
The remains of a stone circle around a hearth, surrounded by a circular earthen bank or henge.
|1||Earl's Palace (Birsay) (HS)||Mainland, Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2|
|2||Quoyness Chambered Cairn (HS)||Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|3||Knap o' Howar (HS)||Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|4||St Magnus Church (HS)||Egilsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|5||Hackness Martello Tower (HS)||Hoy, Orkney, KW16 3PQ|
|6||St Mary's Chapel (HS)||Isle of Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|7||Rackwick Beach||Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|8||Brough of Birsay Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|9||Orkney Museum||Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DH|
|10||Explore Orkney||Finstown, Kirkwall, KW17 2EN|
|11||Pier Arts Centre||Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AA|
|12||Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn (HS)||Kirkwall, Orkney, KW17|
|13||Bishop's and Earl's Palace (HS)||Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1PD|
|14||Stones of Stenness (HS)||Stromness, Orkney, KW17|
|15||Unstan Chambered Cairn (HS)||Stromness, Orkney, KW17|
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