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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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  • Linklet Bay
    Linklet Bay

    Scotland, UK

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  • Eynhallow Church © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Eynhallow Church (HS)

    Eynhallow Island, Nr Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    Ruined 12th century monastic church and post-medieval domestic buildings.

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  • Dwarfie Stane Tomb © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Dwarfie Stane Tomb (HS)

    Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A huge block of sandstone in which a Neolithic burial chamber has been cut. Access is very muddy.

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  • 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.

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  • Knap O' Hower © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Knap o' Howar (HS)

    Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    Probably the oldest standing stone houses in Europe, dating from the early Neolithic period.

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  • Bay of Tuquoy
    Bay of Tuquoy

    Scotland, UK

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

    Stromness, Orkney, KW17

    A mound covering a stone burial chamber divided by slabs into five compartments. Of Neolithic date. Access to chamber.

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  • Noltland Castle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Noltland Castle (HS)

    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.

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  • Grain Earth House © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Grain Earth House (HS)

    Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A well-built Iron Age earth house or underground chamber, supported on stone pillars.

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  • Bay of Holland
    Bay of Holland

    Scotland, UK

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  • Bay of Tafts
    Bay of Tafts

    Scotland, UK

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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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  • Widewall Bay
    Widewall Bay

    Scotland, UK

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  • 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.

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  • 1 Tranquility Cottage Nursery St. Ola, Orkney, KW15 1SX
    2 Linklet Bay Scotland, UK
    3 Eynhallow Church (HS) Eynhallow Island, Nr Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    4 Dwarfie Stane Tomb (HS) Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    5 Knowe of Yarso Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    6 Knap o' Howar (HS) Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    7 Bay of Tuquoy Scotland, UK
    8 Unstan Chambered Cairn (HS) Stromness, Orkney, KW17
    9 Noltland Castle (HS) Near Pierowall, Westray, Orkney, KW17
    10 Grain Earth House (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    11 Bay of Holland Scotland, UK
    12 Bay of Tafts Scotland, UK
    13 Orkney Museum Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DH
    14 Widewall Bay Scotland, UK
    15 Holm of Papa Westray Chambered Cairn (HS) Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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