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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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  • 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...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Pentland Ferries
    Pentland Ferries

    St Margaret's Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SW

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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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  • Orkney Aspects Tour Services
    Orkney Aspects Tour Services

    Deerness, Orkney, KW17 2QH

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

    Near Pierowall, Westray, Orkney, KW17

    With a fine ruined Z-plan tower, this impressive castle was built between 1560 and 1574 by Gilbert Balfour, from Fife. It...

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  • Kirbuster Farm and Folk Museum
    Kirbuster Farm and Folk Museum

    Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2LX

    The peat fire burns in the last unrestored example of a traditional 'firehoose' with central hearth and stone bed - unique...

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    Broch of Gurness © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Broch of Gurness (HS)

    Aikerness, Orkney, KW17 2NH

    Surrounded by a warren of Iron Age buildings, this broch probably dates to the first century AD.

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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 pairs...

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

    Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    Buried some 2 metres below the ground this well-built earth house has a narrow passage leading to an oval chamber.

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  • 1 Great Orkney Tours Tankerness, Orkney, KW17 2QS
    2 Tomb of the Eagles Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW 4 stars
    3 Cubbie Row's Castle (HS) Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2
    4 Tranquility Cottage Nursery St. Ola, Orkney, KW15 1SX
    5 Explore Orkney Finstown, Kirkwall, KW17 2EN
    6 Brough of Birsay Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    7 Pentland Ferries St Margaret's Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SW
    8 Orkney Museum Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DH
    9 Orkney Aspects Tour Services Deerness, Orkney, KW17 2QH
    10 Pier Arts Centre Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AA
    11 Noltland Castle (HS) Near Pierowall, Westray, Orkney, KW17
    12 Kirbuster Farm and Folk Museum Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2LX 3 stars
    13 Broch of Gurness (HS) Aikerness, Orkney, KW17 2NH 4 stars
    14 Tormiston Mill (HS) Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HH
    15 Grain Earth House (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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