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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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  • 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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  • Orkney Aspects Tour Services
    Orkney Aspects Tour Services

    Deerness, Orkney, KW17 2QH

    Tours of the Orkney islands with your own experienced and fully qualified Orkney driver guide.



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

    Stromness, Orkney, KW17

    The remains of a stone circle around a hearth, surrounded by a circular earthen bank or henge.

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  • Bay of Creekland
    Bay of Creekland

    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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    St Mary's Chapel (HS)
    St Mary's Chapel (HS)

    Isle of Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    This simple 12th century building was once the chapel of a Christian Norse family.

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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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  • Great Orkney Tours
    Great Orkney Tours

    Tankerness, Orkney, KW17 2QS

    I am a fully qualified Green Badge Tourist Guide. Let me drive you around the islands telling you the history.

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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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    Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn (HS)

    Finstown, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A low mound covering a Neolithic chambered tomb with four cells. Contained the bones of men, dogs and oxen when discovered.

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  • Bay of Holland
    Bay of Holland

    Scotland, UK

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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

    Step inside the spectacular ruins of two remarkable residences at the heart of Kirkwall.

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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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  • 1 Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, KW17
    2 Rennibister Earth House (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    3 Orkney Aspects Tour Services Deerness, Orkney, KW17 2QH
    4 Midhowe Broch (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    5 Stones of Stenness (HS) Stromness, Orkney, KW17
    6 Bay of Creekland Scotland, UK
    7 Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (HS) Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3LR 5 stars
    8 St Mary's Chapel (HS) Isle of Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    9 Brough of Birsay (HS) Birsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    10 Great Orkney Tours Tankerness, Orkney, KW17 2QS
    11 Tomb of the Eagles Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW 4 stars
    12 Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn (HS) Finstown, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    13 Bay of Holland Scotland, UK
    14 Bishop's and Earl's Palace (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1PD 4 stars
    15 St Magnus Church (HS) Egilsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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