Uncover Orkney's Viking Heritage

Follow in the footsteps of the Norse and discover amazing stories and incredible sights along the way.

Travel throughout the islands and you’ll see countless place names that are unmistakably Scandinavian in origin, along with fascinating archaeological sites where you can almost sense a Viking presence.

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There's plenty of sights to see. Take a look at our itinerary for some inspiration and planning ideas.

See our video featuring all of Orkney's top Viking attractions.

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