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Bay of Tuquoy
Bay of Tuquoy

Scotland, UK

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  • Linklet Bay
    Linklet Bay

    Scotland, UK

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Holm of Papa Westray Chambered Cairn © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Holm of Papa Westray Chambered Cairn (HS)

    Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A massive tomb with long, narrow chamber divided into three, with 14 beehive cells opening onto the walls.

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

    Stromness, Orkney, KW17

    A mound covering a stone burial chamber divided by slabs into five compartments. Of Neolithic date. Access to chamber.

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  • Widewall Bay
    Widewall Bay

    Scotland, UK

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  • Explore Orkney
    Explore Orkney

    Finstown, Kirkwall, KW17 2EN

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

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  • Knap O' Hower © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Knap o' Howar (HS)

    Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    Probably the oldest standing stone houses in Europe, dating from the early Neolithic period.

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  • Orkney Museum
    Orkney Museum

    Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DH

    The principal museum of Orkney life with extensive archaeological and social history collections. Exhibits include the...

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  • Brough of Birsay Lighthouse © Copyright Ian Cowe
    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...

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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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    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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  • 1 Bay of Tuquoy Scotland, UK
    2 Linklet Bay Scotland, UK
    3 Eynhallow Church (HS) Eynhallow Island, Nr Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    4 Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn (HS) Finstown, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    5 Dwarfie Stane Tomb (HS) Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    6 Grain Earth House (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    7 Holm of Papa Westray Chambered Cairn (HS) Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    8 Unstan Chambered Cairn (HS) Stromness, Orkney, KW17
    9 Widewall Bay Scotland, UK
    10 Explore Orkney Finstown, Kirkwall, KW17 2EN
    11 Knap o' Howar (HS) Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    12 Orkney Museum Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DH
    13 Brough of Birsay Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    14 Tomb of the Eagles Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW 4 stars
    15 St Mary's Chapel (HS) Isle of Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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