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Historische Sehenswürdigkeiten, Orkney Islands

Midhowe Broch (HS)

Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A well-preserved boch, with remains of later buildings round it.

Quoyness Chambered Cairn (HS)

Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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

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.

Bishop's and Earl's Palace (HS)

Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1PD

Step inside the spectacular ruins of two remarkable residences at the heart of Kirkwall.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 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...

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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.

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.

Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn (HS)

Finstown, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A low mound covering a Neolithic chambered tomb with four cells. Contained the bones of men, dogs and oxen when discovered.

Dwarfie Stane Tomb (HS)

Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A huge block of sandstone in which a Neolithic burial chamber has been cut. Access is very muddy.

Earl's Palace (Birsay) (HS)

Mainland, Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2

The gaunt remains of the residence of Robert Stewart, Earl of Orkney, constructed in the late 16th century round a courtyard.

Noltland Castle (HS)

Near Pierowall, Westray, Orkney, KW17

A fine, ruined Z-plan tower, built between 1560 and 1573 but never completed. Remarkable for its large number of gun loops.

Eynhallow Church (HS)

Eynhallow Island, Nr Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

Ruined 12th century monastic church and post-medieval domestic buildings.

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

Tormiston Mill (HS)

Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HH

An excellent late example of a Scottish watermill, circa 1880.

1 Midhowe Broch (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
2 Quoyness Chambered Cairn (HS) Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK
3 Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
4 Bishop's and Earl's Palace (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1PD 4 stars
5 Tomb of the Eagles Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW 4 stars
6 Rennibister Earth House (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
7 Knowe of Yarso Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
8 St Mary's Chapel (HS) Isle of Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK
9 Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn (HS) Finstown, Orkney, Scotland, UK
10 Dwarfie Stane Tomb (HS) Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, UK
11 Earl's Palace (Birsay) (HS) Mainland, Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2
12 Noltland Castle (HS) Near Pierowall, Westray, Orkney, KW17
13 Eynhallow Church (HS) Eynhallow Island, Nr Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
14 Maes Howe (HS) Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HA 4 stars
15 Tormiston Mill (HS) Stenness, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3HH

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