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St Mary's Chapel (HS)
St Mary's Chapel (HS)

Isle of Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK

This simple 12th century building was once the chapel of a Christian Norse family.

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  • Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn (HS)

    Finstown, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A low mound covering a Neolithic chambered tomb with four cells. Contained the bones of men, dogs and oxen when discovered.

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  • Waulkmill Bay
    Waulkmill Bay

    Scotland, UK

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  • Pentland Ferries
    Pentland Ferries

    St Margaret's Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SW

    Travel to Orkney with Pentland Ferries custom built catamaran, MV Pentalina, which provides a fast 1 hour crossing.

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  • Maes Howe © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Maes Howe (HS)

    Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA

    One of the finest Neolithic buildings in north-west Europe.

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    Linklet Bay
    Linklet Bay

    Scotland, UK

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  • Scapa Distillery
    Scapa Distillery

    Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1SE

    Scapa Distillery visitor centre and guided tours.

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  • Ring of Brodgar © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Ring of Brodgar (HS)

    Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A magnificent circle of upright stones with an enclosing ditch spanned by causeways, dating to the late Neolithic period.

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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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  • 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

    Step inside the spectacular ruins of two remarkable residences at the heart of Kirkwall.

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    Widewall Bay
    Widewall Bay

    Scotland, UK

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  • Rennibister Earth House    (HS)
    Rennibister Earth House (HS)

    Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A good example of an Orkney earth house or underground storage vault. Dates from around 400BC. Access by ladder.

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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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  • Stones of Stenness (HS)
    Stones of Stenness (HS)

    Stromness, Orkney, KW17

    The remains of a stone circle around a hearth, surrounded by a circular earthen bank or henge.

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  • 1 St Mary's Chapel (HS) Isle of Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    2 Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn (HS) Finstown, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    3 Waulkmill Bay Scotland, UK
    4 Pentland Ferries St Margaret's Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SW
    5 Maes Howe (HS) Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA 4 stars
    6 Linklet Bay Scotland, UK
    7 Scapa Distillery Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1SE
    8 Ring of Brodgar (HS) Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    9 Brough of Birsay Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    10 Bishop's and Earl's Palace (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1PD 4 stars
    11 Widewall Bay Scotland, UK
    12 Rennibister Earth House (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    13 Bay of Tuquoy Scotland, UK
    14 Bay of Skaill Scotland, UK
    15 Stones of Stenness (HS) Stromness, Orkney, KW17

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