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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 Setter Stone, erected thousands of years ago, is one of the tallest megaliths in Orkney.
Welcome to Banks Chambered Tombs.
Churches, Cathedrals & Abbeys
Visit this restored 19th century Scots Presbyterian Kirk on the remote Bay of Skaill.
Welcome to Midhowe Chambered Tomb
Visit the most northerly cathedral in Britain which was founded by the Viking Earl Rognvald in 1137.
The museum tells the story of the naval anchorage in the First and Second World Wars.
Welcome to North Ronaldsay Lighthouse and Visitor Centre - the oldest intact lighthouse in Scotland.
Historic Buildings & Homes
Hackness Martello Tower and Battery are part of the extensive military remains on the island of Hoy.
Monuments & Ruins
The Broch of Gurness is one of the most outstanding surviving examples of an Iron Age settlement that is unique to northern Scotland.
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.
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