Scotland’s best islands, from Skye to Harris. Check out the most picturesque Scottish isles to visit for a holiday this year.
Orkney is an extraordinary prehistoric phenomenon where archeologists keep discovering ancient treasures; Robin McKelvie; iNews
With more Neolithic remains revealed earlier this year, as well as Viking graffiti and a stone circle older than Stonehenge, the Orkney islands are a prehistoric wonder…
From haunting battlefields and mystic standing stones to sacred abbeys and millennia-old trees – Scotland has more than its fair share of historic wonders, so why not make your trip a voyage back in time?
Discover a spring holiday destination 5,000 years in the making, with a fascinating history to explore; Visit Orkney
They first made these islands home 5,000 years ago and left behind traces of a startling civilisation that featured ambitious temples, sophisticated villages and stunning monuments inspired by the moon and the sun that continue to inspire deep awe today, much as they must have done then.
Scotland is an attractive destination for many reasons, including its history, remarkable scenery, its haggis and, of course, its famous whisky. However…
The best things to see in Scotland’s Orkney Islands are UNESCO-listed sites—here’s a guide to top sites, hotels, and what to know before you go.
Orkney history of human life dates back almost 12,000 years! Wilderness guide Lorraine gives us an insight into the ancient history of this UNESCO archipelago north of Scotland.
Looking for the best things to do on a holiday in Orkney? There are plenty of fun activities to occupy your time on the stunning Orkney Isles. Here are Sonja Jones’ top ten things you should do. Learn about coastal walks, wildlife spotting, ancient history, war relics, local produce, galleries, museums, wreck diving and more.
Orkney is an archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland that have been inhabited for at least 8,500 years. Originally occupied by Mesolithic and Neolithic tribes and then by the Picts, Orkney was invaded and forcibly annexed by Norway in 875 and settled by the Norse.
It’s easy to stand among the ancients during a visit to welcoming Orkney; Elizabeth Hunter King; Vancouver Sun
Despite having good friends in Orkney, visiting there was never on Elizabeth Hunter King’s bucket list. But when she received an invitation to her friends’ wedding, her priorities quickly changed.