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Orkney is home to remarkable history attractions, none more significant than the Heart of Neolithic Orkney, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The UNESCO site is made up of four seperate historic sites which you can visit - Skara Brae, the Ring of Brodgar, Maeshowe and the Stones of Stenness.
Visit a number of religious buildings from the cathedral built by a Viking earl in honour of his uncle, to a chapel built in a nissen hut by Italian Prisoners of War. See inside the island's finest mansion and admire family heirlooms or walk around one of the most outstanding surviving examples of an Iron Age village.
You can also explore a number of museums in Orkney - see the Neolithic carving of the Westray Stone, hear stories from both World Wars and Orkney's involvement, or follow the islands' timeline from Neolithic times right through to the present day.
Explore a number of exciting and unrivalled history attractions in Orkney.
The Hagi Hús Gallery is small gallery showing the work of owner and artist Celia Clark. Celia is a digital artist who has been making work since graduating from Edinburgh College of Art in 1999.
Historic Buildings & Homes
Take a guided tour of the tallest land-based lighthouse in the British Isles on North Ronaldsay.
The museum tells the story of the naval anchorage in the First and Second World Wars.
Monuments & Ruins
Maeshowe is the finest chambered tomb in north west Europe and is more than 5,000 years old.
Admire one of the UK’s most impressive collections of 20th century British art at this art gallery in Stromness.
Corrigall Farm Museum is a traditional ‘but and ben’ house that portrays a typical Orkney farmhouse and steading in the late 19th century.
Welcome to Dwarfie Stane.
Welcome to Tomb of the Eagles
The Neolithic settlement of Skara Brae is one of the best preserved groups of prehistoric houses in Western Europe.
These four causeways were built after the sinking of the HMS Royal Oak while it lay at harbour in Scapa Flow in October 1939.
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