Sights & Attractions in Orkney and Shetland Islands


Things to Do in Kirkwall

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
Bishop's and Earl's Palaces
The Bishop's Palace dates to the 12th century...
Castles / Palaces Kirkwall
Highland Park Distillery
Having come this far, you'll have earned a...
Wineries / Breweries Kirkwall
Italian Chapel
During World War II, 550 Italian prisoners of war...
Religious Sites Kirkwall
Orkney Museum
With artifacts from the Picts, the Vikings, and...
Museums / Galleries Kirkwall
Orkney Wireless Museum
The lifetime collection of Jim MacDonald, a radio...
Museums / Galleries Kirkwall
Orkneyinga Saga Centre
A good starting point for an exploration of...
Religious Sites Kirkwall
St. Magnus Cathedral
Founded by the Norse earl Jarl Rognvald in 1137...
Religious Sites Kirkwall
Unstan Chambered Tomb
This intriguing burial chamber lies within a...
Archaeological Sites Kirkwall


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