Attractions in Orkney Islands
Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2
This is one of the earliest stone castles to survive in Scotland, built in about 1145.
Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA
One of the finest Neolithic buildings in north-west Europe.
Aikerness, Orkney, KW17 2NH
Surrounded by a warren of Iron Age buildings, this broch probably dates to the first century AD.
Dounby, Orkney, KW17
The last surviving horizontal water mill in Orkney, of type well represented in Shetland and Lewis. In working order. It…
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 good example of an Orkney earth house or underground storage vault. Dates from around 400BC. Access by ladder.
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.
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…
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.
Isle of Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK
This simple 12th century building was once the chapel of a Christian Norse family.
|1||Cubbie Row's Castle (HS)||Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2|
|2||Widewall Bay||Scotland, UK|
|3||Maes Howe (HS)||Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA|
|4||Sandi Sand||Scotland, UK|
|5||Broch of Gurness (HS)||Aikerness, Orkney, KW17 2NH|
|6||Click Mill, Dounby (HS)||Dounby, Orkney, KW17|
|7||Linklet Bay||Scotland, UK|
|8||Earl's Palace (Birsay) (HS)||Mainland, Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2|
|9||Rennibister Earth House (HS)||Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|10||Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn (HS)||Finstown, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|11||Hackness Martello Tower (HS)||Hoy, Orkney, KW16 3PQ|
|12||Bay of Holland||Scotland, UK|
|13||Tomb of the Eagles||Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW|
|14||St Mary's Chapel (HS)||Isle of Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|15||Grain Earth House (HS)||Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
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