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Knowe of Yarso Chambered Cairn (HS)

Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

An oval cairn with concentric walls enclosing a Neolithic chambered tomb.

Scapa Distillery

Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1SE

Scapa Distillery visitor centre and guided tours.

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Grain Earth House (HS)

Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A well-built Iron Age earth house or underground chamber, supported on stone pillars.

St Mary's Chapel (HS)

Isle of Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK

Dieses schlichte Gebäude aus dem 12. Jahrhundert war einmal die Kapelle einer christlichen nordischen Familie.

Rennibister Earth House (HS)

Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A good example of an Orkney earth house or underground storage vault. Dates from around 400BC. Access by ladder.

Bay of Holland

Scotland, UK

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.

Waulkmill Bay

Scotland, UK

Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS)

Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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

Ward Hill 481m 1578ft

Hoy, Scotland, UK

The highest hill on Hoy and in the whole of the Orkney islands. It is a steep sloped heathery hill with great views over the...

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.

Sandi Sand

Scotland, UK

Explore Orkney

Finstown, Kirkwall, KW17 2EN

Explore Orkney. Choose day trips. Benefit from archaeology, spirituality, historical and wild Orkney.

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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.

Ring of Brodgar (HS)

Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A magnificent circle of upright stones with an enclosing ditch spanned by causeways, dating to the late Neolithic period.

1 Knowe of Yarso Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
2 Scapa Distillery Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1SE
3 Grain Earth House (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
4 St Mary's Chapel (HS) Isle of Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK
5 Rennibister Earth House (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
6 Bay of Holland Scotland, UK
7 Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
8 Waulkmill Bay Scotland, UK
9 Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
10 Ward Hill 481m 1578ft Hoy, Scotland, UK
11 Cubbie Row's Castle (HS) Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK
12 Sandi Sand Scotland, UK
13 Explore Orkney Finstown, Kirkwall, KW17 2EN
14 Holm of Papa Westray Chambered Cairn (HS) Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK
15 Ring of Brodgar (HS) Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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