St Magnus Cathedral - Orkney's Light in the North

St Magnus Cathedral - Orkney's 'light in the north' for almost 900 years. Built by Vikings, the glowing edifice that dominates Kirkwall today has stood witness to human struggles and triumphs since 1137. The atmosphere feels sacred and quiet with history. Come and feel it.


 

Discover These Quiet Scottish Islands for Yourself

Experience authentic Orkney away from the crowds. Visit the less-traveled islands of Egilsay and Wyre, ancient dwelling place of Viking chieftain Kolbein Hrúga, and witness to the long-ago murder of Orkney's St Magnus. We'll tell you the story and show you how to get there.


 

A Complete Guide to Travelling Around Orkney - Under Different Stars

If you're interested in ancient history, rocky coastlines, and whiskey, then you should think about travelling around Orkney. This island has ruins, stone rings, and a whiskey distillery familiar to anyone who's ever walked into a Scottish pub.


 

Poster Print-Two puffins, Westray, Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe-A2 poster sized print (420x594 mm) made in the UK


 

Orkney Islands, Scotland - Ancient sites and Natural Wonders

Top things to do in Orkney (Scotland) - Discover the attractions of Mainland Orkney and more - Map + Tips + photos to plan your visit


 

The amazing Kirkwell Abbey in Orkney Islands, historians say that the Vikings thousands of years ago would moor their ships to the side of the abbey wall. This place is steeped in history! My Gunn ancestors lived and died here eventually emigrating to the Highlands.......many Gunns are buried here!


 

Stones of Brodgar, Orkney, Scotland

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Orkney's Impressive and Mysterious Stone Age Monuments

Thirty centuries before the Romans, the Orcadians built a sophisticated world. Here is a look at the mysterious Stone Age Monuments.


 

Old photograph of Moss gatherers in trucks on the Orkney Islands , Scotland . Millions of wound dressings made from Sphagnum, or bog moss, w...


 

The Best Scottish Castles You Can Stay In

When you visit Scotland, you won't go far without seeing its medieval heritage—there are centuries-old castles from the northernmost reaches of the Orkney Islands down to Edinburgh and Glasgow, with more than a few choices across the Highlands. Better still? Many of these castles have been preserved and updated as five-star hotels, so you, too, can be royal. These are eight of the best.


 


 

Greetings Card-Earl's Palace, Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Scotland-6x8 inch Greetings Card made in the UK


 

orkney island penguin -- as happy as i'll be when i get there... :)


 

Shetland Islands map ideally part of a Scotland trip


 

South Ronaldsay - Visit Orkney - Information on the Orkney Islands and places of interest


 

Jigsaw Puzzle-Ring of Brodgar, Orkney Island, Scotland, UK-400 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle made to order in the UK


 

Orkney, Scotland – A cornucopia of history & views

Orkney Islands is an archipelago off the north coast of Scotland comprising 70 islands and is a history lovers dream. Nowhere else in our travels have we found Stone Age historical artefacts this a…


 

Discover These Quiet Scottish Islands for Yourself

Experience authentic Orkney away from the crowds. Visit the less-traveled islands of Egilsay and Wyre, ancient dwelling place of Viking chieftain Kolbein Hrúga, and witness to the long-ago murder of Orkney's St Magnus. We'll tell you the story and show you how to get there.


 

Hoy & Graemsay - Visit Orkney - Information on the Orkney Islands and places of interest


 

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Living in Scotland's Orkney Islands | Scotland.org

Dream of moving to a Scottish island? What's island life like? Find out where to live in the Orkney Islands from Scotland.org. #Orkneyology.com


 

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Stromness Orkney Islands......the home of Orkney Icecream......mmmmmm


 

Ring of Brodgar, Orkney Islands Scotland #12526r | Alan Majchrowicz Photography

Ring of Brodgar, Orkney Islands Scotland #12526r | Alan Majchrowicz Photography


 

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Canvas Print-The Italian Chapel, The Orkney Islands archaeology - May-20x16 Box Canvas Print made in the USA


 

Jigsaw Puzzle-Ring of Brodgar, Orkney Island, Scotland, UK-400 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle made to order in the UK


 

Yes, It Rains in Orkney - Be Prepared!

Need some things to do on a rainy day? There's no need to let Orkney's wet weather spoil your fun. A disappointing day out is simple to avoid. Have a look at our rainy day guide, and rescue that rainy day in Orkney.