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Kirkwall Harbour Mainland, the main island in the Orkney Islands, is also the area of the greatest population and the home of the two main towns – Kirkwall, settled on the Bay of Kirkwall on the East side of...
Blackship off the Churchill Barrier The contribution that the Orkney Islands made to twentieth century wartime success should not be disregarded. Some sites still remain which are worth a visit to soak up the...
Orkneys wildlife nature and the outdoors
‘Blonde’ Antarctic Fur Seal in South Orkneys Visiting Orkney, you can’t but be impressed by the beautiful scenery, clean air and the wildlife. Incorporating nature reserves, coastal walks and plenty of...
Orkneys History and Prehistory
Ring of Brodgar The Orkneys are brimming over with historic sites – most of them at least 5,000 years old. West Mainland stretches from Kirkwall to Stromness and incorporates everything North and South of...
Orkneys Tourist Information
Spectacular Orkney coast line The Orkney Islands are a group of islands to the North of the Scottish mainland and the Pentland Firth. They are amongst the most Northerly parts of the UK (the Shetlands are even...
Stromness Diving Boats Stromness is a hugely attractive old sea port that retains much of its seafaring character. The harbour-side is lined with the old fishermen’s houses from which private slipways lead...