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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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    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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  • 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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  • Pentland Ferries
    Pentland Ferries

    St Margaret's Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SW

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  • Orkney Aspects Tour Services
    Orkney Aspects Tour Services

    Deerness, Orkney, KW17 2QH

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

    Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    This well preserved farmstead c 2800 BC - 3700 BC was discovered in the 1930s buried under 4 metres of wind-blown sand. The...

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  • Cantick Head Lighthouse
    Cantick Head Lighthouse

    Scotland, UK

    This lighthouse on South Walls was built in 1858. It marks the entrance to Scapa Flow one of the great natural harbours of...

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  • Bay of Tuquoy
    Bay of Tuquoy

    Scotland, UK

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

    Finstown, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A magnificent chambered cairn with a beautifully constructed inner chamber containing four side cells. Reached by crawling...

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  • 1 Brough of Birsay Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    2 Tranquility Cottage Nursery St. Ola, Orkney, KW15 1SX
    3 Great Orkney Tours Tankerness, Orkney, KW17 2QS
    4 Explore Orkney Finstown, Kirkwall, KW17 2EN
    5 Pier Arts Centre Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AA
    6 Tomb of the Eagles Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW 4 stars
    7 Orkney Museum Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DH
    8 Cubbie Row's Castle (HS) Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2
    9 Pentland Ferries St Margaret's Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SW
    10 Orkney Aspects Tour Services Deerness, Orkney, KW17 2QH
    11 Knap o' Howar (HS) Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    12 Cantick Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    13 Bay of Tuquoy Scotland, UK
    14 Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn (HS) Finstown, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    15 Sanday Beaches (Many) Scotland, UK

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