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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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  • 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...

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    Orkney Aspects Tour Services
    Orkney Aspects Tour Services

    Deerness, Orkney, KW17 2QH

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  • Pier Arts Centre
    Pier Arts Centre

    Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AA

    This outstanding modern art gallery displays work by Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth and Andrew Wallis. Lively programme…

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  • Great Orkney Tours
    Great Orkney Tours

    Tankerness, Orkney, KW17 2QS

    My name is Jean Ross a fully qualified Green Badge Tourist Guide. Let me drive you around the islands telling you the…

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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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  • 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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  • Tranquility Cottage Nursery
    Tranquility Cottage Nursery

    St. Ola, Orkney, KW15 1SX

    Hardy grown plants from the magical, tranquil Orkney Island. Online shopping available.

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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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  • Pentland Ferries
    Pentland Ferries

    St Margaret's Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SW

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  • Birsay Moors (RSPB)
    Birsay Moors (RSPB)

    Near Finstown, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    In summer, hen harriers, short-eared owls and arctic skuas nest on the moorland. The hide overlooking Lowrie's Water gives...

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  • Stromness Museum
    Stromness Museum

    Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3DH

    Founded in 1837 this museum portrays Orkney's maritime and natural history in a building of character on the harbour front.

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  • Grain Earth House © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Grain Earth House (HS)

    Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    Buried some 2 metres below the ground this well-built earth house has a narrow passage leading to an oval chamber.

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

    Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    This outstanding tomb stands on Els Ness peninsula, a site of many burial mounds and smaller cairns. Quoyness has a splendid...

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  • 1 Orkney Museum Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DH
    2 Tomb of the Eagles Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW 4 stars
    3 Orkney Aspects Tour Services Deerness, Orkney, KW17 2QH
    4 Pier Arts Centre Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AA
    5 Great Orkney Tours Tankerness, Orkney, KW17 2QS
    6 Explore Orkney Finstown, Kirkwall, KW17 2EN
    7 Brough of Birsay Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    8 Tranquility Cottage Nursery St. Ola, Orkney, KW15 1SX
    9 Cubbie Row's Castle (HS) Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2
    10 Pentland Ferries St Margaret's Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SW
    11 Birsay Moors (RSPB) Near Finstown, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    12 Stromness Museum Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3DH
    13 Grain Earth House (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    14 Rennibister Earth House (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    15 Quoyness Chambered Cairn (HS) Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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