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Yesnaby Castle Rock Stack

Located in Yesnaby, Orkney Islands, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Less than a mile away.

On the west coast of Orkney 'Mainland' (the largest of the Orkney Islands, off the coast of north east Scotland). First climbed in 1967. The other famous sea stack on the Orkneys is the Old Man Of Hoy...

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Ring of Brodgar World Heritage Site

Located in Stromness, Orkney Islands, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 4.5 miles away.

A neolithic stone circle and UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Ring of Brodgar was built around 2500BC. Part of the 'Heart of Neolithic Orkney', a World Heritage Site split into four sites: Maeshowe, the Standing Stones of...

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Explore Orkney Tour, Orkney Islands

Located in Orkney Islands, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 7.4 miles away.

Explore Orkney is an exhilarating, unique and enjoyable holiday with an emphasis upon fun. You can choose your day trip or create an exciting tour over several days that will stretch your mind. Explore Orkney is a compan...

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Old Man Of Hoy

Located in Rackwick, Orkney Islands, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 9.8 miles away.

Probably the most famous sea stack in the United Kingdom. The Old Man Of Hoy is 450 feet (137 metres) tall and is located on the Isle of Hoy in the Orkneys. Around four hundred years old. The Old Man Of Hoy was first cli...

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St Magnus Cathedral

Located in Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 14.3 miles away.

Founded in the twelfth century. Under Norwegian rule until the late fifteenth century (the island and parts of Scotland were ruled by Norway for many centuries). Norman architecture attributed to the builders of Durham C...

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Dunrobin Castle

Located in Golspie, Highland, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 75.0 miles away.

Re-modelled in the nineteenth century by Sir Charles Barry (architect of London's Houses of Parliament). Dunrobin Castle founded in the 1300s. Located in the north of Scotland. Owned by the Clan Sutherland. Dunrobin Cast...

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Dornoch Cathedral

Located in Dornoch, Highland, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 82.6 miles away.

In the north-east of Scotland, Dornoch Cathedral was first built in the thirteenth century. Burnt down in 1570 and restored in the early nineteenth century. The pop star Madonna had her son christened in Dornoch Cathedra...

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Ardvreck Castle

Located in Inchnadamph, Highland, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 83.3 miles away.

Begun around 1590 by the Clan MacLeod. Ardvreck Castle is now a ruin. On Loch Assynt in north Scotland...

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Suilven, Highland

Located in Lochinver, Highland, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 89.1 miles away.

Very famous fin of rock up in the Assynt-Coigach NSA...

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Bow Fiddle Rock

Located in Portknockie, Moray, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 92.7 miles away.

Just off the coast by the village of Portknockie. Bow Fiddle Rock or Fiddler's Rock is a large rock with a sea arch in the shape of the bow of a fiddle. All the way down in Devon, there's a similar rock structure at Blac...

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Spynie Palace

Located in Elgin, Moray, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 93.1 miles away.

Fortified palace built for the Bishops of Moray. Dates from the twelfth century. Fell into disrepair at the end of the seventeenth century after a dispute between its owner and King William and Queen Mary. Managed by His...

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Cullen Bay Beach

Located in Cullen, Moray, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 93.8 miles away.

A long, sandy beach popular with holiday makers. To the north east of Scotland on the coastline of the Moray Firth. A short distnace from Findlater Castle. This area of the coast is home to one of only two resident popul...

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Findlater Castle

Located in Cullen, Moray, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 94.2 miles away.

Perched on top of a high cliff overlooking the Moray Firth to the east of Scotland. Findlater Castle dates from the thirteenth century. In its history, Viking invaders captured the castle whose name is derived from the N...

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Elgin Cathedral

Located in Elgin, Moray, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 94.8 miles away.

Founded in 1224. Elgin Cathedral fell into disuse as a result of the Scottish Reformation. In 1824, an Elgin shoemaker called John Shanks began the task of clearing the site of debris and rubbish. He is said to have move...

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Portsoy Harbour

Located in Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 95.3 miles away.

The harbour was built by the Earl of Seafield in 1825 and was one of the main harbours engaged in herring fishing. Portsoy marble, used in the Palace of Versailles, is found on the coast of the Moray Firth near the fishi...

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Pluscarden Abbey

Located in Elgin, Moray, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 98.4 miles away.

Benedictine monastery located to the east of Scotland, a short distance from Elgin. 'It is the only medieval monastery in Britain still inhabited by monks and being used for its original purpose' (source: Pluscarden Abbe...

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Huntly Castle

Located in Huntly, Aberdeenshire, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 110.2 miles away.

Originally a twelfth century motte and bailey castle. Rebuilt in the fifteenth century. In decay by the eighteenth century. Occupied by British troops in the 1740s Jacobite Uprising. Managed by Historic Scotland...

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Lerwick Harbour

Located in Lerwick, Shetland Islands, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 110.9 miles away.

The main port of the Shetland Islands. Founded in the seventeenth century. Supports the fishing and oil industries. Ferries from and to the Orkney Islands and Aberdeen...

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Inverness Castle

Located in Inverness, Highland, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 111.3 miles away.

Built on the site of an earlier eleventh century castle. Castle we see today was begun in 1836. The castle features on the reverse of the Royal Bank of Scotland 50 note introduced in 2005...

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River Ness

Located in Inverness, Highland, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 111.7 miles away.

River flowing from Loch Ness through Inverness and out into the Moray Firth...

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