Within 5 miles
Corrigall Farm Museum
The Corrigall Farm Museum is a traditional 'but and ben' house that portrays a typical Orkney farmhouse and steading in the late 19th Century. The museum features a working barn and grain kiln, horse-drawn machinery and livestock, making it an interesting visit for children and adults. Find out more here.
The Neolithic settlement of Skara Brae is one of the best preserved groups of prehistoric houses in Western Europe. Uncovered by a storm in 1850, Skara Brae gives a remarkable picture of life 5,000 years ago, before Stonehenge was built. Find out more here.
Orkney finest 17th Century mansion, and home of the man who discovered Skara Brae. Covering thousands of years of Orkney history, a visit to Skaill House gives a valuable insight into Orkney's diverse and exciting past. Find out more here.
Stand in awe of one of Europe's finest chambered tombs, built some 5,000 years ago. Incredibly, the entrance passage to Maeshowe is aligned with the setting of the midwinter sun, so that the light illuminates the tomb's interior. Find out more here.
The Standing Stones of Stenness
The namesake of this hotel and just 1.7km away, the Standing Stones of Stenness make up a small circle dating from the third millennium BC. Find out more here.
The Ring of Brodgar
A short walk along from the Standing Stones of Stenness, the Ring of Brodgar also dates back to the third millennium BC and was built in a true circle - 104 metres wide. Originally consisting of sixty megaliths, today twenty-seven remain. Find out more here.
Barnhouse Neolithic Village
Situated on the shore of Harry Loch and accessed from the Standing Stones of Stenness, Barnhouse is a stone age village, smaller, but similar to Skara Brae. Find out more here.