Our Orkney Explorer Private Tour covers both the Ancient and Wartime history, uncovering Orkney’s rich history throughout the ages.
Drive to Yesnaby to see the most stunning views over the North Atlantic. Spot Great Skuas and Puffins. Try and spot the very rare Primula Scotica only found on Orkney.
- Skara Brae
3100 BC. See great presentations, the Neolithic House mock-up and guided walk to and around the Neolithic Village. Amazing views of the Atlantic.
- Skaill House
Skaill House is the finest mansion in Orkney steeped in 5000 years of history. It stands imposingly on the Atlantic coast of Orkney and just 200m from the world famous Neolithic village of Skara Brae.
- Ring of Brodgar
A large circle of Neolithic Stones dating back to 3000 BC. Originally there were 60 stones, 27 remain today. See how the Ring of Brodgar played an important part in WWII.
- Ness of Brodgar (July –August Dates TBC)
Visit this magnificent 5000 year old Neolithic Cathedral Complex. Meet the team of Archaeologists and discover the mysteries surround this amazing ancient Orkney site.
- Standing Stones of Stenness
Guided tour around this wonderful 3100 BC henge monument site. See the ‘Watch Stone’.
- Scapa Flow
Scenic drive back to East Mainland, passing by Scapa Flow. Learn about the history of Scapa Flow from the Vikings to present day.
- Churchill Barriers
Learn about construction of the Churchill Barriers, the Blockships and Boom Defence.
- Italian Chapel
Built by Italian POWs in the Second World War. Hear about the lives of the Italian prisoners who built the chapel and their internment in Orkney until September 1944.
- St Magnus Cathedral
Guided tour around Britain’s most northerly Cathedral. Learn about its powerful Viking and Medieval past.
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