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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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  • 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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    • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars
    Pentland Ferries
    Pentland Ferries

    St Margaret's Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SW

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Bay of Holland
    Bay of Holland

    Scotland, UK

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  • Bay of Creekland
    Bay of Creekland

    Scotland, UK

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  • Onziebust, Egilsay (RSPB)
    Onziebust, Egilsay (RSPB)

    Egilsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    This wetland and farmland reserve is managed especially for corncrakes. Many ducks breed here including shovelers, teals and...

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  • Hobbister © Copyright Andy Hay, rspbimages.com
    Hobbister (RSPB)

    South-west of Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    This attractive and varied reserve is a good place to watch hen harriers, merlin, short-eared owls, and red-throated divers....

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

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