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We are surrounded by history in Orkney and at Annie's Place, we overlook the 16th Century Earl's Palace. However, a 15 minute drive takes you to another castle, but not the ruins of luxurious accommodation, but rather the remains of ancient rock formations created by the pounding seas. This trip along Yesnaby cliffs takes you to "one of the most spectacular stretches of coastline in Orkney".....and perhaps also in Scotland?    Walk along this

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Skara Brae  is one of the most popular attractions for visitors to Orkney and the photos below highlight the fact that a fire for heat and cooking, cupboards for storage and beds for sleeping have always been essential accommodation requirements both before and since Neolithic times. However, to add to your Skara Brae experience we always recommend a visit to Kirbuster Museum on Boardhouse Loch which is only about 15

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