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Tour the Orkney Islands by boatOrkney Islands  An often overlooked part of the Scottish Highlands is the northern archipelago known as the Orkney Islands. The islands are full of a rich and varied history. Here expect to see an abundance of wildlife such as seals, otters, whales, puffins and North Ronaldsay Sheep.

The beautiful Orkney Islands - part of the Scottish Highlands, this northern archipelago have an abundance of wildlife, such as seals, otters, whales and colourful puffins.

Orkney Islands, Scotland, kids would LOVE this place.

Skara Brae, Orkney Islands in northern Scotland, Neolithic Settlement dating to 3180 BC to 2500 BC Such an Ancient Land.

Fingal's Cave on Staffa - Its struture is unique. Nowhere else is there a sea-cave formed completely in hexagonally-jointed basalt. To this the size, the sounds, the colours, and the remarkable symmetry of this 227-foot cavern; and by Nature's gift of fractured columns forming a crude walkway just above high-water level, allowing exploring visitors to go far inside.

Physical Features of Scotland

Fingal's Cave, island of Staffa, Scotland: a sea cave formed w/in Tertiary basalt lava flows which cooled to form hexagonal columns (like those of the Giants Causeway in N Ireland)