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The Orkney Islands are a stunning microcosm of natural beauty and rich history. An archipelago of around 70 islands, located off the northeast coast of Scotland, Orkney's allure goes far beyond its dramatic cliffs, diverse wildlife and quaint villages. Ancient standing stones on the largest island, Mainland Orkney, hark back to prehistoric times, and the remarkable preservation of 5,000-year-old homes at Skara Brae rival the Egyptian pyramids.
Venture the islands by car to ensure you experience Orkney in its entirety. With comprehensive roads network connecting the inhabited islands, the breathtaking vistas and charming local establishments are comfortably accessible. The distance between the top of Orkney's northmost point, North Ronaldsay, to the southernmost point, Burwick on South Ronaldsay, is a relatively short 56 miles - ideal for a leisurely arts and craft trail journey by car.
Essential visits include the dramatic sea stack, The Old Man of Hoy and the medieval St Magnus Cathedral, located in Kirkwall, the largest town and capital of Orkney. Another must-see is the Ring of Brodgar, a vast stone circle that imbues a powerful sense of history and mystery, evoking the tales and traditions of its Neolithic creators. With a car hire, one can experience these and much more from the striking landscapes of Hoy to the bustling harbour town of Stromness.