Kirkwall, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Approximately 3 Hours
Meals not included
Depart Kirkwall and head into the west of Mainland, Orkney’s largest island. Pass through gentle rolling landscape and into the Neolithic Heartland of Orkney; an area designated as a World Heritage Site due to its wealth of pre-historic archaeology. Passing the Standing Stones of Stenness stop at the Ring of Brodgar; a huge ceremonial circle of stones dating back almost 5000 years. Enjoy a short stop here to explore the ancient monument and admire the landscape of the islands.
Continue to the pretty fishing village of Stromness. After a briefing and orientation enjoy free time to explore the picturesque harbor in Stromness and stroll along the quirky flag-stoned streets. Visit the beautifully refurbished Pier Arts Centre with exhibitions by both local and international artists, relax with a hot beverage in a café or explore the craft shops selling local knitwear, pottery and art work.
Return to the coach and continue this circular route following the coastline of Scapa Flow, a famous British Naval Base in both World Wars.