Orkney Islands

The Orkney Islands are an archipelago of approximately 70 islands some 10 miles off the northern coast of . The "Heart of Neolithic Orkney" is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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is the largest town and capital of the , an archipelago of islands some 10 miles off the north coast of .


is a parish on the Orkney Mainland, located on the northwestern tip.

is in the , . The village of is situated on the main A965 between Kirkwall and Stromess, but is best known for it's UNESCO World Heritage Listed Neolithic sights.

is on Mainland, Orkney, . Northlink Ferries travel several times daily between and .

is one of 's . Twice daily Orkney Ferries travel between and Rapness.

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