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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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  • Earl's Palace (Birsay) (HS)
    Earl's Palace (Birsay) (HS)

    Mainland, Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2

    The gaunt remains of the residence of Robert Stewart, Earl of Orkney, constructed in the late 16th century round a courtyard.

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  • Odin Tours of Orkney
    Odin Tours of Orkney

    Evie, Stromness, Orkney, KW17 2PH

    Personalised private guided tours of Orkney. German and English speaking guide available.

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

    Finstown, Orkney, Scotland, UK

    A low mound covering a Neolithic chambered tomb with four cells. Contained the bones of men, dogs and oxen when discovered.

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  • Sandi Sand
    Sandi Sand

    Scotland, UK

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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.

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  • 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.

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  • Waulkmill Bay
    Waulkmill Bay

    Scotland, UK

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

    Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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

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

    Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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

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  • 1 Click Mill, Dounby (HS) Dounby, Orkney, KW17 2JB
    2 Earl's Palace (Birsay) (HS) Mainland, Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2
    3 Odin Tours of Orkney Evie, Stromness, Orkney, KW17 2PH
    4 Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    5 Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn (HS) Finstown, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    6 Sandi Sand Scotland, UK
    7 Knowe of Yarso Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    8 Hackness Martello Tower (HS) Hoy, Orkney, KW16 3PQ
    9 Waulkmill Bay Scotland, UK
    10 Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    11 Orkney Museum Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DH
    12 Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (HS) Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3LR 5 stars
    13 St Magnus Church (HS) Egilsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    14 Cubbie Row's Castle (HS) Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK
    15 Unstan Chambered Cairn (HS) Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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