Things to See & Do in Orkney and Shetland
Orkney & Shetland are incredibly unique. No only do they islands possibly have the most friendly people on the plant, there is so much to do it is exhausting! Each day starts afresh and before you know it, it’s over.
Ancient prehistoric villages and brochs are plentiful, as are standing stones and museums – Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement, Skara Brae and Tomb of the Eagles to name just a few.
There are many islands to visit from the mainlands which have their own fascinating history and attractions. One such place to visit would be the Dwarfie Stane on Hoy.
Many boat trips are offered and Shetlands Geopark offers the highest cliffs in Britain and a volcano!
Cheese makers, breweries, wineries, local meats and seafood are all on offer and Orkney even has its own coffee roastery. A visit to these islands is a foodies delight. And you’ll need to fill up after days out in this fresh air!