Attractions in Orkney Islands
Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA
One of the finest Neolithic buildings in north-west Europe.
Stromness, Orkney, KW17
A mound covering a stone burial chamber divided by slabs into five compartments. Of Neolithic date. Access to chamber.
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…
Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK
A megalithic tomb with triple retaining walls, containing a passage and main chamber, with six subsiduary cells.
This unusual lighthouse with its castellated tower was built in 1925. It is now solar powered. The tidal Island once had a...
Eynhallow Island, Nr Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
Ruined 12th century monastic church and post-medieval domestic buildings.
Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AA
This outstanding modern art gallery displays work by Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth and Andrew Wallis. Lively programme…
Near Pierowall, Westray, Orkney, KW17
A fine, ruined Z-plan tower, built between 1560 and 1573 but never completed. Remarkable for its large number of gun loops.
Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3LR
One of best preserved prehistoric village in northen Europe. Discovered during a storm in 1850.
St. Ola, Orkney, KW15 1SX
Hardy grown plants from the magical, tranquil Orkney Island. Online shopping available.
Isle of Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK
This simple 12th century building was once the chapel of a Christian Norse family.
Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DH
The principal museum of Orkney life with extensive archaeological and social history collections. Exhibits include the...
|1||Maes Howe (HS)||Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA|
|2||Unstan Chambered Cairn (HS)||Stromness, Orkney, KW17|
|3||Brough of Birsay (HS)||Birsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|4||Quoyness Chambered Cairn (HS)||Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|5||Brough of Birsay Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|6||Eynhallow Church (HS)||Eynhallow Island, Nr Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|7||Bay of Creekland||Scotland, UK|
|8||Pier Arts Centre||Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AA|
|9||Noltland Castle (HS)||Near Pierowall, Westray, Orkney, KW17|
|10||Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (HS)||Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3LR|
|11||Scapa Distillery||Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1SE|
|12||Tranquility Cottage Nursery||St. Ola, Orkney, KW15 1SX|
|13||St Mary's Chapel (HS)||Isle of Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|14||Orkney Museum||Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DH|
|15||Bay of Skaill||Scotland, UK|
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