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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 is one of the earliest stone castles to survive in Scotland, built in about 1145.

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  • Linklet Bay
    Linklet Bay

    Scotland, UK

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  • Sandi Sand
    Sandi Sand

    Scotland, UK

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  • Waulkmill Bay
    Waulkmill Bay

    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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  • St Magnus Church © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    St Magnus Church (HS)

    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…

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  • Bay of Holland
    Bay of Holland

    Scotland, UK

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

    Stromness, Orkney, KW17

    These tall and extraordinarily impressive standing stones were once part of a circle of twelve stones surrounded by deep…

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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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    Bay of Tuquoy
    Bay of Tuquoy

    Scotland, UK

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  • Skara Brae Prehistoric Village © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (HS)

    Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3LR

    One of best preserved prehistoric village in northen Europe. Discovered during a storm in 1850.

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    Odin Tours of Orkney
    Odin Tours of Orkney

    Longhope, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3PA

    Personalised private guided tours of Orkney. German speaking guide.

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  • Hackness Martello Tower © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Hackness Martello Tower (HS)

    Hoy, Orkney, KW16 3PQ

    The tower, one of only three Martello Towers in Scotland, was built in 1815 to protect the Longhope anchorage from attacks…

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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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    Grain Earth House © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Grain Earth House (HS)

    Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A well-built Iron Age earth house or underground chamber, supported on stone pillars.

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  • 1 Cubbie Row's Castle (HS) Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2
    2 Linklet Bay Scotland, UK
    3 Sandi Sand Scotland, UK
    4 Waulkmill Bay Scotland, UK
    5 Brough of Birsay (HS) Birsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    6 St Magnus Church (HS) Egilsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    7 Bay of Holland Scotland, UK
    8 Stones of Stenness (HS) Stromness, Orkney, KW17
    9 Tomb of the Eagles Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW 4 stars
    10 Bay of Tuquoy Scotland, UK
    11 Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (HS) Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3LR 5 stars
    12 Odin Tours of Orkney Longhope, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3PA
    13 Hackness Martello Tower (HS) Hoy, Orkney, KW16 3PQ
    14 Maes Howe (HS) Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA 4 stars
    15 Grain Earth House (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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