Attractions in Orkney Islands
Rousay, Orkney, KW17
A Neolithic chambered cairn with unusual arrangement of two burial chambers, one above the other.
Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA
One of the finest Neolithic buildings in north-west Europe.
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…
Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
A good example of an Orkney earth house or underground storage vault. Dates from around 400BC. Access by ladder.
This unusual lighthouse with its castellated tower was built in 1925. It is now solar powered. The tidal Island once had a...
Stromness, Orkney, KW17
The remains of a stone circle around a hearth, surrounded by a circular earthen bank or henge.
Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK
Probably the oldest standing stone houses in Europe, dating from the early Neolithic period.
Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, UK
A huge block of sandstone in which a Neolithic burial chamber has been cut. Access is very muddy.
Kirkwall, Orkney, KW17
A fine Neolithic chambered cairn with three concentric walls and a burial chamber with three large cells.
Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3LR
One of best preserved prehistoric village in northen Europe. Discovered during a storm in 1850.
Aikerness, Orkney, KW17 2NH
Surrounded by a warren of Iron Age buildings, this broch probably dates to the first century AD.
|1||Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS)||Rousay, Orkney, KW17|
|2||Maes Howe (HS)||Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA|
|3||St Magnus Church (HS)||Egilsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|4||Waulkmill Bay||Scotland, UK|
|5||Rennibister Earth House (HS)||Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|6||Linklet Bay||Scotland, UK|
|7||Brough of Birsay Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|8||Stones of Stenness (HS)||Stromness, Orkney, KW17|
|9||Knap o' Howar (HS)||Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|10||Dwarfie Stane Tomb (HS)||Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|11||Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn (HS)||Kirkwall, Orkney, KW17|
|12||Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (HS)||Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3LR|
|13||Broch of Gurness (HS)||Aikerness, Orkney, KW17 2NH|
|14||Bay of Tuquoy||Scotland, UK|
|15||Rackwick Beach||Orkney, Scotland, UK|
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