crowd on scapa beach orkney looking at drawing on sand pages of sea

Armistice 100 on Orkney

 The past Sunday is a significant day worldwide, marking a century since the end of WW1.   Armistice 100 on Orkney is especially significant.   Orkney has a wealth of military history due to it’s strategic importance in the wars. The islands endured many tragedies because of this. Today’s Armistice 100 on Orkney events Read more…

First days in Orkney

Since my Logan Air touchdown, Orkney has done its best to keep me busy. The flight itself (in the smallest plane I’ve flown in to date) was stunningly scenic as was the runway.  The airport was also charming with plenty of creative flair and (possibly) the world’s simplest baggage reclaim. Read more…

Hello from Orkney!

Greetings from the mysterious isles of Orkney! Let me introduce myself, my name is Fidra. My namesake is also an island, in the much more southerly waters of the Firth of Forth. Like my namesake, I am not an Orcadian. I grew up in the scenic hills of Perthshire and Read more…

Review

Very pleased with this review for our Ness of Brodgar Tour Do this!!! Orkney Heritage Tours is the place to contact so you can visit the Ness of Brodgar with an archaeological guide. Unfortunately this is not clearly explained on trip advisor. Although you can visit the site of the Read more…

A tour group views Trench J at the Ness of Brodgar.

First Ness of Brodgar Tours

Brilliant weather for our first tours and our guests were so enthusiastic about this unique experience. Happening every week day at 9.15am, 12.20pm and 2.50pm from now until the 22nd August departing from Kirkwall Travel Centre.