Historic Attractions in Orkney Islands
Subcategory: Castles & Stately Homes or Heritage Centres & Ships
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...
Shapinsay, Orkney, KW17 2DY
This impressive mansion was built between 1846 and 1850 for David Balfour. It is little changed from Balfour's time.
Near Pierowall, Westray, Orkney, KW17
With a fine ruined Z-plan tower, this impressive castle was built between 1560 and 1574 by Gilbert Balfour, from Fife. It...
Viewforth, Burray, Orkney, KW17 2SX
A superb collection of Orkney fossil fish, vintage photographs and artefacts. Gift shop and cafeteria.
Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1PD
The Bishop's Palace is a 12th century hall-house, with a round tower added in 1541-48. The adjacent Earl's Palace was...
Lyness, Hoy, Orkney Islands, KW16 3NU
Displays in the naval base pumphouse tell the story of Scapa Flow in two world wars.
|1||Cubbie Row's Castle (HS)||Wyre, Orkney, KW17 2|
|2||Balfour Castle||Shapinsay, Orkney, KW17 2DY|
|3||Noltland Castle (HS)||Near Pierowall, Westray, Orkney, KW17|
|4||Orkney Fossil and Vintage Centre||Viewforth, Burray, Orkney, KW17 2SX|
|5||Bishop's and Earl's Palace (HS)||Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1PD|
|6||Scapa Flow Visitor Centre||Lyness, Hoy, Orkney Islands, KW16 3NU|
|7||Earl's Palace (Birsay) (HS)||Mainland, Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2|
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