Historic Attractions in Orkney Islands
This unusual lighthouse with its castellated tower was built in 1925. It is now solar powered. The tidal Island once had a...
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...
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.
Stromness, Orkney, KW17
A long chambered cairn, with the burial compartments divided by upright slabs. A large quantity of distinctly shaped and...
This tall lighthouse, 34m (112ft) high, on the low flat island of Auskerry was built in 1866. It was bombed by German...
Finstown, Orkney, Scotland, UK
A magnificent chambered cairn with a beautifully constructed inner chamber containing four side cells. Reached by crawling...
Egilsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
One of the finest early churches on Orkney. Its 12th century tower was once considerably higher. The Norse Earl, Magnus...
Lyness, Hoy, Orkney Islands, KW16 3NU
Displays in the naval base pumphouse tell the story of Scapa Flow in two world wars.
Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
Established by the Vikings, this attractive town with its narrow streets, 12th century cathedral, Bishop's and Earl's...
Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HH
An excellent late example of a Scottish watermill, circa 1880, with a 4 metre diameter iron water wheel driving three pairs...
Viewforth, Burray, Orkney, KW17 2SX
A superb collection of Orkney fossil fish, vintage photographs and artefacts. Gift shop and cafeteria.
In 1794 a lighthouse was built on the largest of this group of four uninhabited islands in the middle of the dangerous...
Aikerness, Orkney, KW17 2NH
Surrounded by a warren of Iron Age buildings, this broch probably dates to the first century AD.
|1||Brough of Birsay Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|2||Cubbie Row's Castle (HS)||Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2|
|3||Tomb of the Eagles||Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW|
|4||Unstan Chambered Cairn (HS)||Stromness, Orkney, KW17|
|5||Auskerry Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|6||Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn (HS)||Finstown, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|7||St Magnus Church (HS)||Egilsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|8||Scapa Flow Visitor Centre||Lyness, Hoy, Orkney Islands, KW16 3NU|
|9||Kirkwall||Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|10||St Boniface||Papa Westray, Orkney, KW17 2BU|
|11||Tormiston Mill (HS)||Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HH|
|12||Orkney Fossil and Vintage Centre||Viewforth, Burray, Orkney, KW17 2SX|
|13||Pentland Skerries Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|14||Broch of Gurness (HS)||Aikerness, Orkney, KW17 2NH|
|15||Midhowe Chambered Cairn (HS)||Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
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