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Discover a variety of diverse historic buildings in Orkney from a grand stately home to an impressive lighthouse.
Each historic property has a different story to reveal to you - imagine life as a lighthouse keeper, a military man or a miller.
Plan your visit to Orkney’s historic buildings and homes using the detailed listings.
Historic Buildings & Homes
Barony Mill is a working water-powered mill specializing in stone-ground bere meal and is open for tours between May and September.
See inside the finest mansion in Orkney and experience 5,000 years of history at Skaill House.
Welcome to Banks Chambered Tombs.
Welcome to North Ronaldsay Lighthouse and Visitor Centre - the oldest intact lighthouse in Scotland.
The first beacon to mark the Start Point on the Orkney island of Sanday was an unlit masonry tower, but this beacon proved inadequate as ships continued to be wrecked on the island.
Churches, Cathedrals & Abbeys
Visit the most northerly cathedral in Britain which was founded by the Viking Earl Rognvald in 1137.
Hackness Martello Tower and Battery are part of the extensive military remains on the island of Hoy.
Take a guided tour of the tallest land-based lighthouse in the British Isles on North Ronaldsay.
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