My Favourites

« Orkney Islands - Home

Attractions in Orkney Islands

  • 1 (you are here)
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 7
Reviews:
  • Knowe of Yarso Chambered Cairn © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Knowe of Yarso Chambered Cairn (HS)

    Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    An oval cairn with concentric walls enclosing a Neolithic chambered tomb divided into three compartments. Access to chamber.

    Reviews:
  • Brough of Birsay © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Brough of Birsay (HS)

    Birsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    On this island, easily accessible at low tide, there was once a major Pictish and Viking settlement. The ruins of a 12th…

    Book Online

    Reviews:
  • Cubbie Row's Castle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Cubbie Row's Castle (HS)

    Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2

    This is one of the earliest stone castles to survive in Scotland, built in about 1145.

    Reviews:
  • 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.

    Make Enquiry

    Reviews:
    Ratings:
    • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars
    Skara Brae Prehistoric Village © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (HS)

    Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3LR

    One of best preserved prehistoric village in northen Europe. Discovered during a storm in 1850.

    Make Enquiry

    Reviews:
    Ratings:
    • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 5 stars
    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.

    Reviews:
  • Click Mill, Dounby © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Click Mill, Dounby (HS)

    Dounby, Orkney, KW17

    The last surviving horizontal water mill in Orkney, of type well represented in Shetland and Lewis. In working order. It…

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

    Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A huge and impressive megalithic chambered tomb of Neolithic date in an oval mound, with 12 stalls.

    Reviews:
  • Hackness Martello Tower © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Hackness Martello Tower (HS)

    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…

    Make Enquiry Book Online

    Reviews:
  • Pentland Ferries
    Pentland Ferries

    St Margaret's Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SW

    Travel to Orkney with Pentland Ferries custom built catamaran, MV Pentalina, which provides a fast 1 hour crossing.

    Make Enquiry Book Online

    Reviews:
  • Rackwick Beach  © Copyright David Hayes
    Rackwick Beach

    Orkney, Scotland, UK

    Reviews:
  • Linklet Bay
    Linklet Bay

    Scotland, UK

    Reviews:
  • Bishop's And Earl's Palace © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Bishop's and Earl's Palace (HS)

    Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1PD

    Step inside the spectacular ruins of two remarkable residences at the heart of Kirkwall.

    Book Online

    Reviews:
    Ratings:
    • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars
    Ring of Brodgar © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Ring of Brodgar (HS)

    Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A magnificent circle of upright stones with an enclosing ditch spanned by causeways, dating to the late Neolithic period.

    Reviews:
  • 1 Sanday Beaches (Many) Scotland, UK
    2 Knowe of Yarso Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    3 Brough of Birsay (HS) Birsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    4 Cubbie Row's Castle (HS) Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2
    5 Tomb of the Eagles Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW 4 stars
    6 Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (HS) Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3LR 5 stars
    7 Holm of Papa Westray Chambered Cairn (HS) Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    8 Click Mill, Dounby (HS) Dounby, Orkney, KW17
    9 Midhowe Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    10 Hackness Martello Tower (HS) Hoy, Orkney, KW16 3PQ
    11 Pentland Ferries St Margaret's Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SW
    12 Rackwick Beach Orkney, Scotland, UK
    13 Linklet Bay Scotland, UK
    14 Bishop's and Earl's Palace (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1PD 4 stars
    15 Ring of Brodgar (HS) Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    Click the map pins to view more information.

    • 1 (you are here)
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 7

    Search Filters

    Places

    Rating

    Region

    • Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray
    • Argyll & the Isles
    • Aviemore and the Cairngorms
    • Ayrshire, Arran & Clyde Valley
    • Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-shire
    • Dumfries & Galloway
    • Edinburgh
    • Fife & St. Andrews
    • Fort William, Ben Nevis & Lochaber
    • Glasgow
    • Inverness, Loch Ness & Nairn
    • Isle of Skye & Kyle of Lochalsh
    • Loch Lomond, Stirling & the Trossachs
    • Lothian & Scottish Borders
    • Orkney Islands X
    • Outer Hebrides
    • Perthshire, Angus & Dundee
    • Shetland Islands