Historic Attractions in Orkney Islands
Subcategory: Lighthouses or Towns & Villages
This unusual lighthouse with its castellated tower was built in 1925. It is now solar powered. The tidal Island once had a...
North Ronaldsay, Orkney, KW17
Built in 1789 on North Ronaldsay, this is the oldest lighthouse in the Northern Isles. It ceased operation in 1854 after...
At the northern end of the most northerly of the Orkney Islands and 42m (139ft) high this is the tallest land based...
This 1898 lighthouse, built at the edge of spectacular 79m (260ft) high cliffs on the Island of Westray, was the first to...
Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, UK
This historic town developed during the 18th century after it was chosen by the Hudson's Bay Company as a base for...
This cliff top lighthouse was built in 1915 at the request of the Admiralty to mark an approach from the north to the...
This lighthouse on South Walls was built in 1858. It marks the entrance to Scapa Flow one of the great natural harbours of...
Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
Established by the Vikings, this attractive town with its narrow streets, 12th century cathedral, Bishop's and Earl's...
This lighthouse on the island of Sanday was built in 1806 to replace the then ineffective light on North Ronaldsay. It was...
In 1794 a lighthouse was built on the largest of this group of four uninhabited islands in the middle of the dangerous...
With 60 known shipwrecks around the island this was a place that clearly needed to be avoided. In 1896 a lighthouse was...
This tall lighthouse, 34m (112ft) high, on the low flat island of Auskerry was built in 1866. It was bombed by German...
|1||Brough of Birsay Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|2||Dennis Head Lighthouse||North Ronaldsay, Orkney, KW17|
|3||North Ronaldsay Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|4||Noup Head Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|5||Stromness||Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|6||Copinsay Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|7||Cantick Head Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|8||Kirkwall||Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK|
|9||Start Point Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|10||Pentland Skerries Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|11||Stroma Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|12||Auskerry Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|13||Sule Skerry Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
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