Orkney Isles

Pictures from the Orkney Islands.

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    Orkney Isles

    Burray Island

    Burray Island Burray Island  is one of the Orkney Islands - it is situated to the East of Scapa Flow and is joined to other islands by the Churchill Barriers.

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    Orkney Isles

    Kirkwall

    A view of Kirkwall on Orkney with St Magnus Cathedral visible on the skyline Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of Orkney. Historically, the Orkney islands have strong Norse connections and building of St Magnus Cathedral was begun in 1137 by the Norse Earl Rogenvald. The remains of St Magnus are entombed inside one of the pillars of the…