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Dunnet Head Lighthouse , Caithness , Scotland

Published over 1 year ago by Alan McLean (Albiphotography)

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Being the most northerly point on the UK mainland , Dunnet Head is an obvious place to build a lighthouse .The lighthouse at<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/dunnet-head-lighthouse-caithness-scotland">...(more)</a>

Newgrange Neolithic Monument

Published almost 2 years ago by Gerard Healy

Newgrange (Irish: Sí an Bhrú) is a prehistoric monument located in County Meath, on the eastern side of Ireland, about one kilometre nort<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/newgrange-neolithic-monument">...(more)</a>

Old Man Of Hoy

Published almost 2 years ago by David Rowley

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The Old Man of Hoy is a 449 feet (137 metre) sea stack on the island of Hoy.The Old Man is probably less than 400 years old and may not get mu<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/old-man-of-hoy-scotland">...(more)</a>

The Old Man Of Hoy

Published about 2 years ago by David Rowley

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The Old Man of Hoy is a 449 feet (137 metre) sea stack on the island of Hoy.The Old Man is probably less than 400 years old and may not ge<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-old-man-of-hoy-scotland">...(more)</a>

Italian Chapel

Published about 2 years ago by David Rowley

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The Italian Chapel, build during world war 2 by Italian prisoners of war, which were brought to the Orkney Isles to build defences against ene<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/italian-chapel-scotland">...(more)</a>

Broch of Birsay path, Birsay, Orkney

Published over 2 years ago by John Leith

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This is the path between the Broch of Birsay and the Orkney Mainland. The path is tidal so that it is completely covered a<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/broch-of-birsay-path-birsay-orkney-scotland">...(more)</a>

Skiba Geo, Birsay, Orkney

Published over 2 years ago by John Leith

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Skiba Geo has been in use since Viking times. It is a sheltered beach making it easy to land fishing boats. In the winter the boats w<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/skiba-geo-birsay-orkney-scotland">...(more)</a>

Summit, Flotta, Orkney

Published over 2 years ago by John Leith

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This is the highest point on the island of Flotta. This is a good location for a wind turbine since the land is low lying around here an<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/summit-flotta-orkney-scotland">...(more)</a>

Storehouse, St. Mary's, Holm, Orkney

Published over 2 years ago by John Leith

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The Storehouse in St Mary's is the oldest stone building in the village and is a grade B listed building. It was originally built to store grain paid as rent.

Houton Ferry Terminal, Orphir, Orkney

Published over 2 years ago by John Leith

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This is the Houton Ferry Terminal. The ferry to Flotta and Hoy leaves from here. This was a seaplane base during the two Wrold Wars. The harbour with its offshore island makes this a very sheltered spot.

Near the Top of Happy Valley, Stenness, Orkney

Published almost 3 years ago by John Leith

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This is another panorama of Happy Valley.Happy Valley was built by Leslie Harald over many years and is a pleasa<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/near-the-top-of-happy-valley-stenness-orkney-scotland">...(more)</a>

Wellpark, Kirkwall, Orkney

Published almost 3 years ago by John Leith

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Coming up to Christmas Kirkwall's local garden centre puts up some dioramas to put visitors in the mood for the festive season.

Scapa Pier, Scapa, St. Ola, Orkney

Published almost 3 years ago by John Leith

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Scapa is to the South of Kirkwall. There is a narrow piece of land between Kirkwall and Scapa. In times long past times the Vi<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/scapa-pier-scapa-st-ola-orkney-scotland">...(more)</a>

2011, Shearers Christmas Emporium, Kirkwall, Orkney

Published almost 3 years ago by John Leith

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In November, Shearer's which is a shop in Kirkwall sets up a room with an old fashioned Christmas theme. Obv<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/2011-shearers-christmas-emporium-kirkwall-orkney-scotland">...(more)</a>

North end, Stromness, Orkney

Published almost 3 years ago by John Leith

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They are re-paving the street in Stromness and when it has been wetted by rain it looks lovely. The other reason for taking this p<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/north-end-stromness-orkney-scotland">...(more)</a>

John Rae, Stromness Museum, Stromness, Orkney

Published almost 3 years ago by John Leith

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It this part of the Stromness Museum there is a display dedicated to John Rae who was an Arctic Explorer in Canada<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/john-rae-stromness-museum-stromness-orkney-scotland">...(more)</a>

Natural History, Stromness Museum, Stromness, Orkney

Published almost 3 years ago by John Leith

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A lot can be learned about Orkney's natural history from the Natural History department of the Stromness Mu<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/natural-history-stromness-museum-stromness-orkney-scotland">...(more)</a>

Muddisdale Wood, Kirkwall, Orkney

Published almost 3 years ago by John Leith

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Muddisdale wood is a millenium project and is maturing nicely. It is a woodland and wildlife area next to Kirkwall Golf Course.

Swimming Pool, Pickaquoy Centre, Kirkwall, Orkney

Published almost 3 years ago by John Leith

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This shows the construction work going on to build the new swimming pool at the Pickaquoy centre. This is not <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/swimming-pool-pickaquoy-centre-kirkwall-orkney-scotland">...(more)</a>

Bay of Carness, St. Ola, Orkney

Published almost 3 years ago by John Leith

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They Bay of Carness is not easily accessable, there is no public parking nearby. The sand here is a firm shell sand. Shapinsay is to the north with Balfour castle clearly visible.