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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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  • Orkney Aspects Tour Services
    Orkney Aspects Tour Services

    Deerness, Orkney, KW17 2QH

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  • Bay of Skaill
    Bay of Skaill

    Scotland, UK

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

    Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    Standing on a promontory and protected by a massive rampart, the broch and its associated buildings are very…

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  • Pentland Ferries
    Pentland Ferries

    St Margaret's Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SW

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  • Maes Howe © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Maes Howe (HS)

    Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA

    The finest megalithic tomb in the British Isles, built in Neolithic times before 2700 BC. Runic inscriptions tell of how…

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    Click Mill, Dounby © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Click Mill, Dounby (HS)

    Dounby, Orkney, KW17

    The last surviving horizontal water mill in Orkney, of type well represented in Shetland and Lewis. In working order. It…

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  • Waulkmill Bay
    Waulkmill Bay

    Scotland, UK

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

    Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    This earth house, in a farm yard, was discovered in 1926 when a threshing machine went through its roof. The large oval…

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

    Stromness, Orkney, KW17

    A long chambered cairn, with the burial compartments divided by upright slabs. A large quantity of distinctly shaped and…

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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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    Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn  (HS)
    Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS)

    Rousay, Orkney, KW17

    A most unusual double storeyed chambered cairn. Each chamber has its own separate entrance.

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

    Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    This extraordinary tomb has been hollowed out of a solid block of sandstone. Outside the entrance is the original blocking…

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  • 1 Midhowe Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    2 Orkney Aspects Tour Services Deerness, Orkney, KW17 2QH
    3 Bay of Skaill Scotland, UK
    4 Midhowe Broch (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    5 Pentland Ferries St Margaret's Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SW
    6 Maes Howe (HS) Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA 4 stars
    7 Click Mill, Dounby (HS) Dounby, Orkney, KW17
    8 Waulkmill Bay Scotland, UK
    9 Rennibister Earth House (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    10 Unstan Chambered Cairn (HS) Stromness, Orkney, KW17
    11 Stones of Stenness (HS) Stromness, Orkney, KW17
    12 Tomb of the Eagles Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW 4 stars
    13 Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, KW17
    14 Cubbie Row's Castle (HS) Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2
    15 Dwarfie Stane Tomb (HS) Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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