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Bay of Tuquoy
Bay of Tuquoy

Scotland, UK

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  • Great Orkney Tours
    Great Orkney Tours

    Tankerness, Orkney, KW17 2QS

    My name is Jean Ross a fully qualified Green Badge Tourist Guide. Let me drive you around the islands telling you the…

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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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    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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  • Pentland Ferries
    Pentland Ferries

    St Margaret's Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SW

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

    Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    Protected by a modern structure, this huge tomb, 23 metres in length is divided by upright slabs into twelve compartments…

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  • Pier Arts Centre
    Pier Arts Centre

    Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AA

    This outstanding modern art gallery displays work by Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth and Andrew Wallis. Lively programme…

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  • Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn (HS)
    Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn (HS)

    Kirkwall, Orkney, KW17

    This well-preserved tomb, has a large main chamber and three side cells. Entrance is now through a hatch in the roof…

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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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  • Sandi Sand
    Sandi Sand

    Scotland, UK

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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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  • Holm of Papa Westray Chambered Cairn © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Holm of Papa Westray Chambered Cairn (HS)

    Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    One of the remotest and most impressive of all the tombs on Orkney. It has a long central chamber containing twelve…

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  • Orkney Museum
    Orkney Museum

    Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DH

    The principal museum of Orkney life with extensive archaeological and social history collections. Exhibits include the...

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

    Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    This long stalled cairn, protected by a modern roof, is divided into three compartments. The bones of 29 people were found…

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  • Bay of Tafts
    Bay of Tafts

    Scotland, UK

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  • 1 Bay of Tuquoy Scotland, UK
    2 Great Orkney Tours Tankerness, Orkney, KW17 2QS
    3 Bishop's and Earl's Palace (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1PD 4 stars
    4 Cubbie Row's Castle (HS) Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2
    5 Pentland Ferries St Margaret's Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SW
    6 Midhowe Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    7 Pier Arts Centre Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AA
    8 Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, KW17
    9 Brough of Birsay (HS) Birsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    10 Sandi Sand Scotland, UK
    11 Tormiston Mill (HS) Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HH
    12 Holm of Papa Westray Chambered Cairn (HS) Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    13 Orkney Museum Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DH
    14 Knowe of Yarso Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    15 Bay of Tafts Scotland, UK

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