Win a Brilliant Historic Break for two to Orkney

  • Broch of Gurness ©Historic Scotland
    Broch of Gurness ©Historic Scotland
  • Maeshowe Chambered Cairn
    Maeshowe Chambered Cairn
  • The Ring of Brodgar
    The Ring of Brodgar

Whether you are visiting Orkney for the first time or making a return trip, what better year to visit than 2014, the Year of Homecoming.

Journey to this outstanding archipelago and explore an incredible past that spans over 10,000 years, at spectacular sites such as Skara Brae and Maeshowe. Take a trip to the Outer Isles, spot abundant birdlife at 13 RSPB reserves, see marine wildlife around the coast or investigate sunken battleships in Scapa Flow’s clear waters. After all that, browse amazing local crafts and indulge in delicious Orkney food and drink.Hamnavoe Ferry on its way to Orkney

VisitScotland and Current Archaeology are offering you the chance to WIN a fantastic prize for 2 people, including ferry travel to Orkney with NorthLink Ferries, you can travel from either the Aberdeen to Kirkwall or Scrabster to Stromness routes with car, standard cabin and access to Magnus' Lounge Access. 

Woodwick Mill 5 nights at the 4 star Woodwick Mill Evie.  This recently renovated mill provides superior self-catering accommodation in a beautiful setting.  The environment is quiet, serene and relaxing.

Orkney AspectsEnjoy a full day tour around Orkney’s main sites with your own personal guide Pat Stone from Orkney Aspects. Pat’s expertise and knowledge will guarantee you the perfect Orkney experience.

Lastly discover Orkney’s historic sites with free acess using Historic Scotland Explorer Passes giving you entry to Skara Brae, Maeshowe, Bishops and Earl’s Palace, Broch of Gurness, Brough of Birsay and Hackness Martello Tower & Battery in Loghope, Hoy.

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