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11 breathtaking photos of Orkney
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Husband and I are spending three nights two full days in Orkney as part of a day trek through the UK. We'll be in Orkney in mid September, and are aware that the best-laid plans can go to waste easily with delayed flights , cruddy weather, and whatever else. But would appreciate input on our itinerary. Skara Brae closes Still need to get a handle on calculating the tides and safe passage.
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Orkney is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland, as well as a constituency of the Scottish Parliament , a lieutenancy area , and a historic county. The local council is Orkney Islands Council , one of only three councils in Scotland with a majority of elected members who are independents. The islands have been inhabited for at least 8, years, originally occupied by Mesolithic and Neolithic tribes and then by the Picts. Orkney was colonised and later annexed by Norway in and settled by the Norse. In , the Scottish Parliament absorbed the earldom into the Kingdom of Scotland , following the failure to pay a dowry promised to James III by the family of his bride, Margaret of Denmark.
Or keep up-to-date with the latest changes to restrictions. Orkney is a place of real contrasts. VisitScotland asked Andrew Learmonth from Destination Orkney to share some photos of his favourite places. It attracts divers from around the world, keen to plunge into the cool, clear water and descend to the remains of the scuttled German High Seas Fleet on the seabed.