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Dwarfie Stane Tomb © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
Dwarfie Stane Tomb (HS)

Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A huge block of sandstone in which a Neolithic burial chamber has been cut. Access is very muddy.

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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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  • 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
    Rackwick Beach  © Copyright David Hayes
    Rackwick Beach

    Orkney, Scotland, UK

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

    Kirkwall, Orkney, KW17

    A fine Neolithic chambered cairn with three concentric walls and a burial chamber with three large cells.

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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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  • Linklet Bay
    Linklet Bay

    Scotland, UK

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  • Rennibister Earth House    (HS)
    Rennibister Earth House (HS)

    Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A good example of an Orkney earth house or underground storage vault. Dates from around 400BC. Access by ladder.

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

    Eynhallow Island, Nr Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    Ruined 12th century monastic church and post-medieval domestic buildings.

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

    Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A huge and impressive megalithic chambered tomb of Neolithic date in an oval mound, with 12 stalls.

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

    Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A well-preserved boch, with remains of later buildings round it.

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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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  • Waulkmill Bay
    Waulkmill Bay

    Scotland, UK

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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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  • Widewall Bay
    Widewall Bay

    Scotland, UK

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  • 1 Dwarfie Stane Tomb (HS) Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    2 Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, KW17
    3 Tomb of the Eagles Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW 4 stars
    4 Rackwick Beach Orkney, Scotland, UK
    5 Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, KW17
    6 Grain Earth House (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    7 Linklet Bay Scotland, UK
    8 Rennibister Earth House (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    9 Eynhallow Church (HS) Eynhallow Island, Nr Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    10 Midhowe Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    11 Midhowe Broch (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    12 Tranquility Cottage Nursery St. Ola, Orkney, KW15 1SX
    13 Waulkmill Bay Scotland, UK
    14 Cubbie Row's Castle (HS) Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2
    15 Widewall Bay Scotland, UK

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