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Brough of Birsay Lighthouse © Copyright Ian Cowe
Brough of Birsay Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

This unusual lighthouse with its castellated tower was built in 1925. It is now solar powered. The tidal Island once had a...

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  • Sandi Sand
    Sandi Sand

    Scotland, UK

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  • Broch of Gurness © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Broch of Gurness (HS)

    Aikerness, Orkney, KW17 2NH

    Surrounded by a warren of Iron Age buildings, this broch probably dates to the first century AD.

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    Pentland Ferries
    Pentland Ferries

    St Margaret's Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SW

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  • Explore Orkney
    Explore Orkney

    Finstown, Kirkwall, KW17 2EN

    Explore Orkney. Choose day trips. Benefit from archaeology, spirituality, historical and wild Orkney.

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  • Bay of Creekland
    Bay of Creekland

    Scotland, UK

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  • Brough of Birsay © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Brough of Birsay (HS)

    Birsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    On this island, easily accessible at low tide, there was once a major Pictish and Viking settlement. The ruins of a 12th...

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  • Bay of Tuquoy
    Bay of Tuquoy

    Scotland, UK

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  • Bay of Skaill
    Bay of Skaill

    Scotland, UK

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  • Orkney Aspects Tour Services
    Orkney Aspects Tour Services

    Deerness, Orkney, KW17 2QH

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  • Cubbie Row's Castle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Cubbie Row's Castle (HS)

    Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2

    This Norse castle built in about 1150, is named after its first owner Kolbein (Krubbie) Hruga. A square tower, once three...

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  • Tranquility Cottage Nursery
    Tranquility Cottage Nursery

    St. Ola, Orkney, KW15 1SX

    Hardy grown plants from the magical, tranquil Orkney Island. Online shopping available.

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  • Bishop's And Earl's Palace © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Bishop's and Earl's Palace (HS)

    Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1PD

    The Bishop's Palace is a 12th century hall-house, with a round tower added in 1541-48. The adjacent Earl's Palace was built...

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    Linklet Bay
    Linklet Bay

    Scotland, UK

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  • Widewall Bay
    Widewall Bay

    Scotland, UK

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  • 1 Brough of Birsay Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    2 Sandi Sand Scotland, UK
    3 Broch of Gurness (HS) Aikerness, Orkney, KW17 2NH 4 stars
    4 Pentland Ferries St Margaret's Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SW
    5 Explore Orkney Finstown, Kirkwall, KW17 2EN
    6 Bay of Creekland Scotland, UK
    7 Brough of Birsay (HS) Birsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    8 Bay of Tuquoy Scotland, UK
    9 Bay of Skaill Scotland, UK
    10 Orkney Aspects Tour Services Deerness, Orkney, KW17 2QH
    11 Cubbie Row's Castle (HS) Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2
    12 Tranquility Cottage Nursery St. Ola, Orkney, KW15 1SX
    13 Bishop's and Earl's Palace (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1PD 4 stars
    14 Linklet Bay Scotland, UK
    15 Widewall Bay Scotland, UK

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