Looking towards Ward Hill from just outside Stromness
This is my Orkney
COME AND DISCOVER YOURS…
A landscape etched by our ancestors
Orkney's legends - journey back in time and discover ancient civilisations
The Ring of Brodgar at dusk
In Orkney, what you see is what you get
as far as the eye can see
Take it all in
The cliffs at Yesnaby on the West Mainland
Skara Brae with Skaill House in the background
Experience 10,000 years of history
Orkney's heritage - experience Skara Brae and other stunning prehistoric sites
The Italian Chapel and other wartime stories
Orkney's wars - how two great conflicts shaped the islands we know today
The famous Italian Chapel, built by Italian prisoners of war
Say hello to our very special guests
Orkney's wildlife - enjoy the sights and sounds of nature all year round
Come and see our puffins between May and August
You can almost touch the water!
Orkney's causeways - make you want to get behind the wheel and drive!
The Churchill Barriers the road that links 2 of our islands
Best enjoyed with family and friends
Orkney's beaches - beautiful white sands and open space all to yourself
Enjoy our numerous beaches, ideal for family fun!
Orkney's spellbinding coastline
Images and memories that'll stay with you forever
Looking towards the red sandstone cliffs of Hoy
Welcome to VisitOrkney
Orkney is special - as far as the eye can see. There's no other place in the British Isles quite like it. Across its 70 islands, Orkney is spellbinding, invigorating, relaxing and welcoming - it's all these things and so much more.
Discover the real Orkney in a year-round programme of scheduled events across the islands.
It's guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained.
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04 - 16
Electric Bike Hire
Friday, 4 September 2015 9:00 am
New electric bikes make transport easier and greener.Read More
08 - 12
Orkney Arts & Crafts Fair
Tuesday, 8 September 2015 10:00 am
Kirkwall & St Ola Community Centre and Town Hall
Whether it’s a traditional item you are looking for, or something more contemporary...Read More
08 - 27
Guided walk of the WWII Naval Base
Tuesday, 8 September 2015 11:00 am
Scapa Flow Visitor Centre & Museum
Free two-hour guided walk of the WWII Naval Base at lyness, starting from the Scapa Flow...Read More
08 - 30
ArtWorks of the Earth “Wednesday Workshops Work”
Tuesday, 8 September
2 Dundas Street
Come create your own watercolour white-line woodprint in half a day.Read More