Orkney Islands GuideThe Orkney Islands are an archipelago of approximately 70 islands some 10 miles off the northern coast of Scotland. The Orkney Islands have been settled since the Neolithic Period. HotelsFind hotels in Kirkwall and more.
In Orkney IslandsMainlandMainland is, unsuprisingly, the main one of the Orkney Islands in Scotland. All the islands have beautiful places to visit, but in Mainland you have a huge concentration of rests about the Neolithic anb Iron Age. RousayRousay is one of the Orkney Islands, in the North of Scotland. Rousay is known as the Egypt of the North because of its concentration of archaological treasures. WestrayWestray is one of Scotland's Orkney Islands. Twice daily Orkney Ferries travel between Kirkwall and Rapness. Papa WestrayPapa Westray is one of Scotland's Orkney Islands. With only a few commercial facilities, Papa Westray is somewhere to get way from it all - especially for people interested in birdlife and archaeology. ShapinsayShapinsay is one of Scotland's smaller Orkney Islands Balfour - the ferry port and main centre. SandaySanday is one of Scotland's Orkney Islands Sanday is about 20km long but not very wide, but with long sandy beaches around its coast.