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

    Dounby, Orkney, KW17 2JB

    The last surviving horizontal water mill in Orkney, of type well represented in Shetland and Lewis.

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

    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…

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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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  • 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.

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    • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars
    Rackwick Beach  © Copyright David Hayes
    Rackwick Beach

    Orkney, Scotland, UK

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  • 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.

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    • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 5 stars
    Linklet Bay
    Linklet Bay

    Scotland, UK

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

    Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A megalithic tomb with triple retaining walls, containing a passage and main chamber.

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  • Bay of Creekland
    Bay of Creekland

    Scotland, UK

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  • Bay of Tafts
    Bay of Tafts

    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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  • Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn (HS)
    Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn (HS)

    Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A fine Neolithic chambered cairn with three concentric walls and a burial chamber with three large cells.

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  • Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn  (HS)
    Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS)

    Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A Neolithic chambered cairn with unusual arrangement of two burial chambers, one above the other.

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  • 1 Sanday Beaches (Many) Scotland, UK
    2 Tranquility Cottage Nursery St. Ola, Orkney, KW15 1SX
    3 Click Mill, Dounby (HS) Dounby, Orkney, KW17 2JB
    4 St Magnus Church (HS) Egilsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    5 Holm of Papa Westray Chambered Cairn (HS) Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    6 Tomb of the Eagles Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW 4 stars
    7 Rackwick Beach Orkney, Scotland, UK
    8 Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (HS) Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3LR 5 stars
    9 Linklet Bay Scotland, UK
    10 Quoyness Chambered Cairn (HS) Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    11 Bay of Creekland Scotland, UK
    12 Bay of Tafts Scotland, UK
    13 Eynhallow Church (HS) Eynhallow Island, Nr Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    14 Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    15 Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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