Orkney and Shetland Islands, Scotland


Orkney Islands

The Orkney Islands are the more southerly of the two island groups, being just off the Scottish coast. There are about 70 islands, of which about 20 are inhabited. They have many prehistoric sites, as well as Viking remains

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Shetland Islands

North of the Orkney Islands, there are around 100 islands, of which 15 are inhabited. Magnificent unspoilt scenery and its people are more Scandinavian than Scottish

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