Orkney Area Guide

Across the Orkney islands the sights and sounds of the surrounding environment come alive with wheeling birds, the lap of the sea, stunning seascapes and green fertile land. Set within this natural world is Orkney’s rich past spanning 5,000 years from the complex archaeological treasures of Skara Brae to the Churchill Barriers and Italian Chapel.

Use the Orkney area guide to find out more about each Orkney island and area, and also the sites of interest scattered across the isles.

Header image: The Brough of Birsay, a tidal island in Orkney photo © Copyright Charles Tait