Attractions in Orkney Islands
Rousay, Orkney, KW17
A Neolithic chambered cairn with unusual arrangement of two burial chambers, one above the other.
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.
Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA
One of the finest Neolithic buildings in north-west Europe.
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.
Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
A well-built Iron Age earth house or underground chamber, supported on stone pillars.
Eynhallow Island, Nr Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
Ruined 12th century monastic church and post-medieval domestic buildings.
Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, UK
A magnificent circle of upright stones with an enclosing ditch spanned by causeways, dating to the late Neolithic period.
Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2
This is one of the earliest stone castles to survive in Scotland, built in about 1145.
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.
Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HH
An excellent late example of a Scottish watermill, circa 1880, with a 4 metre diameter iron water wheel driving three...
Hoy, Orkney, KW16 3PQ
The tower, one of only three Martello Towers in Scotland, was built in 1815 to protect the Longhope anchorage from attacks…
This unusual lighthouse with its castellated tower was built in 1925. It is now solar powered. The tidal Island once had a...
|1||Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS)||Rousay, Orkney, KW17|
|2||Tomb of the Eagles||Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW|
|3||Maes Howe (HS)||Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA|
|4||Earl's Palace (Birsay) (HS)||Mainland, Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2|
|5||Grain Earth House (HS)||Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|6||Eynhallow Church (HS)||Eynhallow Island, Nr Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|7||Ring of Brodgar (HS)||Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|8||Cubbie Row's Castle (HS)||Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2|
|9||Noltland Castle (HS)||Near Pierowall, Westray, Orkney, KW17|
|10||Tormiston Mill (HS)||Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HH|
|11||Bay of Tuquoy||Scotland, UK|
|12||Bay of Tafts||Scotland, UK|
|13||Hackness Martello Tower (HS)||Hoy, Orkney, KW16 3PQ|
|14||Brough of Birsay Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|15||Bishop's and Earl's Palace (HS)||Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1PD|
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