This is my Orkney

COME AND DISCOVER YOURS…

Looking towards Ward Hill from just outside Stromness

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

This is my Orkney

COME AND DISCOVER YOURS…

Looking towards Ward Hill from just outside Stromness

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.

How good does that look?

Just you, the great outdoors and all day to please yourself.
Get back in touch with nature on Orkney

Don’t mind me!

You can’t keep me away from my favourite spot

Hours of fun searching for Groatie Buckies

It'll keep the little ones occupied, while you relax and take in the sea air

Step inside an ancient civilisation

You'll be in touch with 5,000 years of Orkney's history
at the famous Dwarfie Stane on Hoy

We're all big kids at heart!

With miles of white sandy beaches and
stunning coastlines, you'll not resist the
temptation to get your feet wet!

What's On

Discover the real Orkney in a year-round programme of scheduled events across the islands. It's guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained.

01 - 31
MarOct

New WW1 Display Battle of Jutland & HMS Hampshire

Tuesday, 1 March 10:00 am

Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum, Lyness, Hoy

A new permanent exhibition has just been installed at Scapa Flow Vis...

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20 - 01
MarNov

The Loft Gallery - 2016 Exhibitors Calendar

Sunday, 20 March 10:00 am

St Margaret's Hope

2016 Exhibitors Calendar

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27 - 31
MarOct

On the North Russian Front an exhibition at Skaill House

Sunday, 27 March 9:30 am

Skaill House, Sandwick

With photographs, documents and memorabilia, this unique exhibition ...

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27 - 03
MarSep

Orkney Vintage Club Calendar of Events for 2016

Sunday, 27 March 10:30 am

Various

The Club was formed on 23rd November, 1982.

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