Introduction to Orkney
Orkney, just off the north coast, has 70 islands to explore, each with their own character and historical remains. The village of Skara Brae, shown right, as well as burial chambers and standing stones were built before the Pyramids. Skara Brae
St Magnus Cathedral The main town of Kirkwall boasts one of the finest cathedrals in Britain in St Magnus, shown left, and is a bustling centre. You won’t find many trees in Orkney but the landscape is typically unique and unspoilt.
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