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Broch of Gurness (HS)

Aikerness, Orkney, KW17 2NH

Surrounded by a warren of Iron Age buildings, this broch probably dates to the first century AD.

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 Sterne

Brough of Birsay (HS)

Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2NH

On this island, easily accessible at low tide, there was once a major Pictish and Viking settlement.

Maes Howe (HS)

Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA

One of the finest Neolithic buildings in north-west Europe.

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 Sterne

Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS)

Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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

Quoyness Chambered Cairn (HS)

Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A megalithic tomb with triple retaining walls, containing a passage and main chamber.

Bay of Creekland

Scotland, UK

Pier Arts Centre

Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AA

Diese hervorragende Gallerie für moderne Kunst stellt Arbeiten von Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth und Andrew Wallis…

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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.

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…

Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (HS)

Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3LR

One of best preserved prehistoric village in northen Europe. Discovered during a storm in 1850.

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 5 Sterne

Tomb of the Eagles

Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW

Ein außergewöhnlicher 5000 Jahre altes Großsteingrab, das nach den Seeadlern, deren Krallen neben den...

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 Sterne

Bay of Holland

Scotland, UK

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.

Knowe of Yarso Chambered Cairn (HS)

Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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

1 Broch of Gurness (HS) Aikerness, Orkney, KW17 2NH 4 stars
2 Brough of Birsay (HS) Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2NH
3 Maes Howe (HS) Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA 4 stars
4 Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
5 Quoyness Chambered Cairn (HS) Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK
6 Bay of Creekland Scotland, UK
7 Pier Arts Centre Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AA
8 Ring of Brodgar (HS) Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, UK
9 St Magnus Church (HS) Egilsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
10 Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (HS) Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3LR 5 stars
11 Tomb of the Eagles Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW 4 stars
12 Sanday Beaches (Many) Scotland, UK
13 Bay of Holland Scotland, UK
14 Rennibister Earth House (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
15 Knowe of Yarso Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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