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Scapa Distillery

Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1SE

Scapa Distillery visitor centre and guided tours.

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Hackness Martello Tower (HS)

Hoy, Orkney, KW16 3PQ

The tower, one of only three Martello Towers in Scotland, was built in 1815 to protect the Longhope anchorage.

Midhowe Broch (HS)

Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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

Brough of Birsay (HS)

Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2NH

On this island, easily accessible at low tide, there was once a major Pictish and Viking settlement.

Sandi Sand

Scotland, UK

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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Rackwick Beach

Orkney, Scotland, UK

Quoyness Chambered Cairn (HS)

Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A megalithic tomb with triple retaining walls, containing a passage and main chamber.

Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn (HS)

Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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

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...

Explore Orkney

Finstown, Kirkwall, KW17 2EN

Explore Orkney. Choose day trips. Benefit from archaeology, spirituality, historical and wild Orkney.

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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…

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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Earl's Palace (Birsay) (HS)

Mainland, Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2

The gaunt remains of the residence of Robert Stewart, Earl of Orkney, constructed in the late 16th century round a courtyard.

1 Scapa Distillery Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1SE
2 Hackness Martello Tower (HS) Hoy, Orkney, KW16 3PQ
3 Midhowe Broch (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
4 Brough of Birsay (HS) Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2NH
5 Sandi Sand Scotland, UK
6 Orkney Aspects Tour Services Deerness, Orkney, KW17 2QH
7 Rackwick Beach Orkney, Scotland, UK
8 Quoyness Chambered Cairn (HS) Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK
9 Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
10 Brough of Birsay Lighthouse Scotland, UK
11 Explore Orkney Finstown, Kirkwall, KW17 2EN
12 St Magnus Church (HS) Egilsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
13 Sanday Beaches (Many) Scotland, UK
14 Tomb of the Eagles Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW 4 stars
15 Earl's Palace (Birsay) (HS) Mainland, Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2

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