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Bay of Skaill
Bay of Skaill

Scotland, UK

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  • Knap O' Hower © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Knap o' Howar (HS)

    Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    Probably the oldest standing stone houses in Europe, dating from the early Neolithic period.

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  • Rackwick Beach  © Copyright David Hayes
    Rackwick Beach

    Orkney, Scotland, UK

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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...

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    • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars
    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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  • Linklet Bay
    Linklet Bay

    Scotland, UK

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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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  • Tormiston Mill (HS)
    Tormiston Mill (HS)

    Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HH

    An excellent late example of a Scottish watermill, circa 1880, with a 4 metre diameter iron water wheel driving three...

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  • Tomb of the Eagles
    Tomb of the Eagles

    Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW

    Outstanding 5,000 year old burial cairn, named after the Sea Eagles whose talons were found buried alongside human skeletons.

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    • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars
    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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  • Bay of Holland
    Bay of Holland

    Scotland, UK

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  • Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn  (HS)
    Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS)

    Rousay, Orkney, KW17

    A Neolithic chambered cairn with unusual arrangement of two burial chambers, one above the other.

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  • Noltland Castle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Noltland Castle (HS)

    Near Pierowall, Westray, Orkney, KW17

    A fine, ruined Z-plan tower, built between 1560 and 1573 but never completed. Remarkable for its large number of gun loops.

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

    Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A megalithic tomb with triple retaining walls, containing a passage and main chamber, with six subsiduary cells.

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  • 1 Bay of Skaill Scotland, UK
    2 Knap o' Howar (HS) Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    3 Rackwick Beach Orkney, Scotland, UK
    4 Bishop's and Earl's Palace (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1PD 4 stars
    5 Tranquility Cottage Nursery St. Ola, Orkney, KW15 1SX
    6 Linklet Bay Scotland, UK
    7 Explore Orkney Finstown, Kirkwall, KW17 2EN
    8 Tormiston Mill (HS) Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HH
    9 Tomb of the Eagles Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW 4 stars
    10 St Mary's Chapel (HS) Isle of Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    11 Bay of Holland Scotland, UK
    12 Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, KW17
    13 Noltland Castle (HS) Near Pierowall, Westray, Orkney, KW17
    14 Quoyness Chambered Cairn (HS) Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    15 Sanday Beaches (Many) Scotland, UK

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