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The Howe of Hoxa. According to local legend, this burial mound is apparently the resting place for the 10th century Norse Earl of Orkney, Thorfinn Skullsplitter. #visitorkney #visitscotland #loveorkney #hoxa #thorfinnskullsplitter #burial #ilovehistory #northernisles #orkney #scotlandexplore #hiddenscotland #norse
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Sea views on all sides! Walked the coastline of 4 mile long Papay today in blustery sunshine. The most beautiful island. #visitorkney #orkney #islandlife
Goodbye Orkney! You deserve so much more time. I’ll be back. ❤️🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🌈 #visitscotland #visitorkney #backtothemainland
Six years after our last visit to Hoy, we finally stopped at Betty Corrigall's grave. Reputed to be the loneliest grave in the UK (though, of course, a hugely popular tourist site!) it is accompanied by a heartbreaking story. I'll let you google for yourselves - a truly incredible tale. Rest in peace, sweet Betty 💚 _ _ _ Also want to add: if anyone's interested, my friend @regmeurossmusic wrote a song, The Dreamed and The Drowned, about the events of Betty's life - and it's definitely worth a listen (but be prepared to cry!) 🙏🏻 _ _ _ _ _ #visitscotland #visitorkney #isleofhoy #landscapelovers #thatsdarling #kinfolk #quietmoments #exploretocreate #wanderlust #justgoshoot #ifyouleave #gooutside #postitfortheaesthetic #cinematic #liveauthentic #makemoments #oftheafternoon #simplepleasures #darlingweekends #landscapehunter #contemporaryphotography #gravestone #bettycorrigall #landscapephotography #mistymorning #foggyday #verilymoment #thevisualcollective #misty #hiking
36 hours in Orkney 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿✈️ softening the blow of returning to the real world with a monster haggis burger 🍔
I know, puffin season is off, but I couldn’t resist to post this beauty I met at the end of July at Castle of Burrian, on the #isleofwestray - Lo so, la stagione delle pulcinella di mare è finita da un pezzo, ma non posso esimermi dal pubblicare questa bellezza, incontrata a fine luglio a Castle of Burrian, sull’isola di #westray #castleofburrian #puffins #lovepuffins #birdsofscotland #birdwatching #orkneywildlife #pulcinelladimare #orkney #orkneyislands #visitorkney #visitscotland #lovescotland #thisisscotland #beautifulscotland
The charming ruins of the Earl’s Palace at the side of St Magnus Cathedral, in #kirkwall - Le suggestive rovine dell’Earl’s Palace a lato della cattedrale di St Magnus, a Kirkwall #earlspalace #earlspalacekirkwall #visitkirkwall #orkney #orkneyislands #visitorkney #historicscotland #visitscotland #unlimitedscotland #beautifulscotland #explore_scotland_
Actually had a dream last night that I went back to Orkney for another visit, feeling homesick in my sleep! But luckily will be seeing this pair again next week 🤩💙😘 #brochofgurness #visitorkney #homesick #yesitwasactuallysunny
Peaceful morning at the foveran. For once this week, no rain. #foveranrestaurant #visitorkney #sunnyskies
there is always a "silver lining"... #instamood #orkney #leica #instagood #visitorkney #landscape
I’m off to Shetland tomorrow! Hopefully the weather will be kind, it’s another blustery day in Westray today . . . . . . . . . #northisles #travel #orkney #westray #wanderingwomen #lovescotland #shetland #travelling #islandlife #visitorkney #visitscotland #highlandcollective #ootd #hiddenscotland #ukwalks #islandhopping
The sun is shining!
Last day in Orkney! 💙 Off to go crawl into a Neolithic tomb. 💀
The magic of a calm summer evening at the Ring of Brodgar, in the heart of #neolithicorkney - La magia di una bella sera d’estate al Ring of Brodgar, nel cuore delle Orcadi neolitiche #orkney #orkneyislands #visitorkney #ringofbrodgar #unescoheritagesite #visitscotland #lovescotland #mysteriousbritain #hiddenscotland #unlimitedscotland
On my first trip to Orkney I had one day on a tour bus. I swore myself I would come back with more time. The Ring of Brodgar has a special energy to it and with the night sky it was even more magical. Glad I came back! ✨ 🚐 🌍 #travelswithsorley #standingstones #ringofbrodgar #nightsky #visitscotland #visitorkney #hiddenscotland #scottishcollective #scotshot #nomadiclife #magical #history
Stolen from @kirkcafe 💁🏼‍♀️🎂 Love making these salted caramel brownies! 🤤 #kirkcafe #sheliafleet #thekirkcafe #saltedcaramel #baking #chef #glutenfree #orkney #visitorkney #visitscotland #sweettreats
The beach at Rackwick in Hoy is a special place. It's only a small stretch of sand but it sits at the head of a beautiful bay, overshadowed by huge cliffs which makes the scenery all the more dramatic. It's definitely a place to sit back and take it all in. #visitorkney #loveorkney
I’ll have what he’s having. 🥃🤷‍♀️🌈🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 #visitorkney #visitscotland #stromness
Rainbows, shipwrecks and the sea. Thanks for the brilliant last day Orkney. #visitscotland #visitorkney #theorkneyislands #orkneyshipwrecks
A beautiful hand painted chapel by Italian WWII POW’s on Orkney Islands, Scotland. #visitscotland #visitorkney #italianchapel
Old tractor • so very thankful today that my family and friends are safe back in Ottawa after an unexpected Tornado touched down. Power has been cut to some of my family but everyone is safe and no damage to us. . . . . . #passionpassport #wanderlust #visitscotland #naturephotography #travel #travelphotography #orkney #orkneyislands #scotland #visitorkney #tractor #farm #nature #lanscape #explore #adventure #blueskies #clouds #bbctravel #sony #sonya6000 #scotspirit #walk #thankful
The power of mother nature was on show throughout our trip to @visitorkney. Beautiful coastlines and massive waves everywhere you looked. #visitorkney #loveorkney
Our red door to paradise at No 1 Broughton b&b on #westray #orkney - La nostra porta rossa per il paradiso al No 1 Broughton b&b, sull’isola di Westray, alle #orcadi #orkneyislands #visitorkney #pierowall #isleofwestray #visitscotland #bandb #bestbandb #lovescotland
ward hill5 ... if you zoom in you can see a hare or rabbit. this photo was taken at the summit. there were about 6 of them there before I got my camera out ... #heather #orkney #hoy #visitorkney #hills
the Ring of Brodgar from a different perspective... #instagood #instamood #bnw #leica #visitorkney #orkney
On the ferry over the Orkney I had seen a picture of the old man of hoy - and I wanted to see it! Trikey stayed on the mainland today as wasn’t practical to bring him - so I set off by bus, ferry and foot! - • WOAH! What a stunning island! It seems to have its own micro climate where the rain falls around it!! Well it did today! I got a lift to the bottom of the walk to see the old man! And then a 9 miler to the top and back to where the ferry docks. - • Such a stunning place. Although near the old man at one point I did have to sit on the ground in fear I’d be blown over (luckily the wind direction was onshore!!!!!).- • A glorious day of walking , taking photos and being outside (and there is a cafe near the ferry)! Would highly recommend visiting here!- • • • • • #sayyesmore #hike #goonahike #walk #goexplore #gofurther #exploretocreate #adventurers #getoutside #visitorkney #orkneyislands #isleofhoy #oldmanhoy #pushyourself #challenge #adventuretime #gobeyond #islandhopping #fundraising #mentalhealthawareness #helpyourself #thisgirlcan #talkmore #inspire #rspbscotland
We're big fans of this view of The Kirk, taken thorough an old millstone on the edge of the carpark. Share your photos using #thekirkgallery 📸 We'd love to see them.
Barney the Bear loved the Kirkwall Community Hub Open Day today, what a riot! #barneybear #pickyorkney #activelifeorkney
That’s the end of our island adventure. Orkney is so wild, so packed with history and full of such talented, friendly people. It has definitely stolen a piece of my heart and we will be back! Now we are off to part two of our #staycation on the west coast. . . . #visitorkney #loveorkney #orkneyislands #beachlife #holidaytime #visitscotland #goexplore #endofthehoilday #scottishbeach #jump #skaillbay #scotland #scottishisland #selfcare #rechargethebatteries #lovescotland
Fizz and I practicing our selfie smiles on this mornings rainbow filled walk. #fizzdog #morningdogwalk #kirkwall #loveorkney #orkney #visitorkney #lovemydog #rescuedogsrock #dogstrust #dogstrustleeds
“O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou, Romeo?” - Luckily grey seals and common seals live in greater harmony than Capulets and Montagues. . . Throwback to when I spent a cold misty day in North Ronaldsay this summer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #orkney #visitorkney #selkies #northronaldsay #islandlife #wandering #travel #islandhopping #scotland #visitscotland #lovescotland #scotspirit #explorescotland #uk #highlandcollective #seals #hiddenscotland #ukwalks #bbcbritain #bbctravel #nature #sealife #travelling #everydayshakespeare #shakespeare #romeoandjuliet
Sunshine breaking through today on Westray #visitorkney #orkney
Can you imagine what it would have been like to live at this old farm on the Hoy shoreline? Your own private beach with the hills looming behind you, and a view down Hoy Sound to the Pentland Firth and Atlantic beyond. Wild, but most definitely wonderful. #visitorkney #loveorkney
HEADWINDS, HILL CLIMBS AND HELL YEAH WE TRIKED 50 MILES!!!!! - • After 25miles of a head wind and sudden gusts this sign came along just as I was suffering from sense of humour failure!!!! I almost gave up going to the cafe as I knew the 3 miles there I’d have to cycle back - but I had been told the cakes were good! It’s surprising what your body will do for cake! - • I’m not going to lie the last 10 miles I had to dig deep. On the 15th August when I started this trip the furthest I had gone on a bike or a trike was 40km ..... 38 days later I’ve just done 50 miles!- • Believe in yourself people - dig deep - like me I suspect you’ll surprise yourself to how far you can go. - • Happy Weekend Everyone!- • https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/islandhoppingmad • • • • • #sayyesmore #icetrikes #recumbent #cycle #onatrike #goexplore #gofurther #exploretocreate #adventurers #getoutside #visitorkney #orkneyislands #pushyourself #challenge #touronatrike #cycletouring #adventuretime #gobeyond #islandhopping #senseofhumour #fundraising #mentalhealthawareness #helpyourself #thisgirlcan #talkmore #inspire #komoot
The Orkney Islands have hundreds of Neolithic archeological sites, some of which date older than Stonehenge and The Pyramids. #scottishclaimtofame #visitscotland #visitorkney #standingstones
Wherever you go, make sure to wander down hidden lanes - that’s where the treasure is. Celebrating pretty lanes everywhere. . . . #stromness #visitorkney #loveorkney #hiddenlanes #downthelane #goexplore #visitscotland #prettybuildings #harbourtown #coastaltown #scottishisland #visitscotland #staycation #orkneyislands #lookup #hiddendetails #buildinglovers #scotland
🗿Sunset at the Standing Stones of Stenness 🐑 Four of the original twelve standing stones remain, the tallest standing at 19ft, and are thought to have been put in place between 5,400 and 4,500 years ago, a period pre-dating Stonehenge. #old
At last some sun emerges in beautiful Orkney. A magical place of ever changing moods. #orkneyislands #scottishskies #scottishlandscape @visitorkney #orphir #hobbisterbay #orkney #mainlandorkney #visitorkney
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