Attractions in Orkney Islands
Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK
Probably the oldest standing stone houses in Europe, dating from the early Neolithic period.
Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
A well-built Iron Age earth house or underground chamber, supported on stone pillars.
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…
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.
Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK
A megalithic tomb with triple retaining walls, containing a passage and main chamber, with six subsiduary cells.
Dounby, Orkney, KW17
The last surviving horizontal water mill in Orkney, of type well represented in Shetland and Lewis. In working order. It…
Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
A huge and impressive megalithic chambered tomb of Neolithic date in an oval mound, with 12 stalls.
Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3LR
One of best preserved prehistoric village in northen Europe. Discovered during a storm in 1850.
Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AA
This outstanding modern art gallery displays work by Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth and Andrew Wallis. Lively programme…
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.
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.
|1||Knap o' Howar (HS)||Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|2||Grain Earth House (HS)||Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|3||St Magnus Church (HS)||Egilsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|4||Earl's Palace (Birsay) (HS)||Mainland, Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2|
|5||Quoyness Chambered Cairn (HS)||Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|6||Click Mill, Dounby (HS)||Dounby, Orkney, KW17|
|7||Midhowe Chambered Cairn (HS)||Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|8||Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (HS)||Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3LR|
|9||Pier Arts Centre||Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AA|
|10||Tomb of the Eagles||Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW|
|11||Bay of Tuquoy||Scotland, UK|
|12||Linklet Bay||Scotland, UK|
|13||Cubbie Row's Castle (HS)||Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2|
|14||Maes Howe (HS)||Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA|
|15||Bay of Creekland||Scotland, UK|
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