An aerial view of the Ness of Brodgar excavations in Orkney - image by Hugo Anderson-Whymark
Islands that stir the soul
Be inspired by Orkney - view the 2017 Visitor Guide here
Looking over the Brodgar peninsula in Orkney - image by Jim Richardson
In Orkney, what you see is what you get as far as the eye can see
Take it all in
The cliffs at Yesnaby on the West Mainland
Experience 10,000 years of history
Orkney's heritage - experience Skara Brae and other stunning prehistoric sites
Skara Brae with Skaill House in the background
The Italian Chapel and other wartime stories
Orkney's wars - how two great conflicts shaped the islands we know today
The famous Italian Chapel, built by Italian prisoners of war
Say hello to our very special guests
Orkney's wildlife - enjoy the sights and sounds of nature all year round
Come and see our puffins between May and August
You can almost touch the water!
Orkney's causeways - make you want to get behind the wheel and drive!
The Churchill Barriers - the road that links five islands
Best enjoyed with family and friends
Orkney's beaches - beautiful white sands and open space all to yourself
Enjoy our numerous beaches, ideal for family fun!
Welcome to VisitOrkney
Orkney is special - as far as the eye can see. There's no other place in the British Isles quite like it. Across its 70 islands, Orkney is spellbinding, invigorating, relaxing and welcoming - it's all these things and so much more.