The Ring of Brodgar
The Ring of Brodgar historic stone circle is a not to be missed Neolithic World Heritage Site dating back to the 3rd millennium BC.
Orkney has some amazing beaches, from long sandy beaches to rocky ones covered in seaweed where you can find all sorts of wildlife. Check out the best ones.
Orkney is a haven for wildlife. Particular favourites include bird and seal watching.
A day out to the island of Westray to see the Puffins is definitely recommended.
A 5000 year old neolithic village. The best preserved in Western Europe!
Food & Drink
Orkney has an array of local eateries from friendly cafes to award winning restaurants and hotels.
Local food to look out for includes prize winning lamb and beef, Orkney cheese, Orkney Buffalo from Stronsay and a plentiful supply of fresh seafood of all varieties.
And don't forget whisky from the Highland Park and Scapa distilleries.
A visit to Kirkwall is a must on any trip to Orkney.
St Magnus Cathedral, the Bishop's and Earl's Palaces, the Orkney Museum and an array of local shops and cafes.