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Handa Island Wildlife Reserve
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Handa Island Wildlife Reserve
363.5 miles from stoke on trent Magnificent sea cliffs, formed from horizontally stratified Torridonian sandstone, rise vertically from the Atlantic on the north-west coast of Handa Island. Each summer, these cliffs come alive when nearly 200,000 seabirds gather to breed.
Cape Wrath
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Cape Wrath
363.5 miles from stoke on trent A beautiful wild bus ride and some fantastic sights and views. Best enjoyed for a full day out in conjunction with other nearby attractions.
Inchnadamph Caves
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Inchnadamph Caves
363.5 miles from stoke on trent T hese four north facing Bone Caves of Inchnadamph look out from the base of the limestone Creag nan Uamh over the Allt nan Uamh glen. At the head of the glen, the ancient calving grounds of the reindeer are seen on the slopes of Breabag. Reindeer Cave and Bone Cave are connected by a narrow passage which children can crawl through. The caves...
Falls of Shin Visitor Centre
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Falls of Shin Visitor Centre
363.5 miles from stoke on trent Visit the magical Falls of Shin and enjoy a great day out for all the family Spectacular water falls Leaping salmon Superb licenced restaurant Coffee shop with free wi-fi Live CCTV of falls inside centre Salmon information display Gift, clothing and food shop Adventure play area Geocaching forest trail ...
Wick Heritage Museum
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Wick Heritage Museum
376.7 miles from stoke on trent Little is known of the early history of this Northern Scottish town but there is ample evidence in the surrounding countryside of Neolithic/Bronze Age settlement and the shelters and defences of succeeding Ages. However, it was the Vikings that gave Wick its name (from the old Norse vik = bay). Although King James the VI of Scotland made Wick a...
Isle of Harris Sports Centre
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Isle of Harris Sports Centre
388.2 miles from stoke on trent Isle of Harris Sports Centre: The Facility consists of a 16.5m swimming pool, sauna/spa and gym. The gym is equipped with TechnoGym cardio-vascular and strength training equipment. The activities at the centre include swimming lessons, snorkelling, lane swimming, circuit training, swim club, spinning, underwater hockey, aquacise and kayaking plus...
Seallam
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Seallam
388.2 miles from stoke on trent Seallam: Exhibits dealing with the history and natural environment of the Hebrides.
The Castle of Mey Animal
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The Castle of Mey Animal
389.3 miles from stoke on trent The new Animal Centre, which was opened in 2007, is based in the old granary and is enjoyed by children and adults alike. The relaxed and welcoming atmosphere gives them the opportunity to see animals well cared for in a happy environment. Visitors can have hands-on, supervised contact with some of the animals, providing an enjoyable and...
Museum nan Eilean
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Museum nan Eilean
395.0 miles from stoke on trent The museum holds collections of objects, photographs, prints and paintings and archives illustrating the archaeology, social, domestic and economic history of the islands.
Lews Castle
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Lews Castle
395.1 miles from stoke on trent Lews Castle built by the Mathesons in the 19th century, on the West Side of Stornoway Harbour. Sir James Matheson who purchased the island in 1844 built mock-Tudor folly in the 19th century. In 1923, only five years after buying Lewis, Lord Leverhulme gifted the building back to the people of Stornoway. Today, visitors are not allowed inside the...
Calanais Standing Stones
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Calanais Standing Stones
405.2 miles from stoke on trent This is a story with no ending. Against the backdrop of their 5000 years, the stones have witnessed countless changes in the people and the landscape around them. The story tells about developing landscape, the evolving environment, a land of circles, stones, archaeology and conservation along with many other topics. In the absence of any sure...
Seatrek
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Seatrek
405.2 miles from stoke on trent Seatrek offers unforgettable boat trips around the Uig coast, Isle of Lewis (Stornoway) and Outer Hebrides as far as St Kilda. Whether your interest is in wildlife trips, a special charter or our family trips - we aim to please. We have boats operating in the waters west of the Hebrides for most of the summer season, taking people to remote and...
Doune Broch
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Doune Broch
405.2 miles from stoke on trent Doune Broch: Dun Carloway is one of the best-preserved Iron Age Brochs in the whole of Scotland. is in the care of Historic Scotland. The Visitor Centre at this site was built in order to promote a greater understanding of the Broch. It is constructed from local stone and is built into the hillside. It houses "The Chamber - Scenes from the...
Skara Brae Prehistoric Village
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Skara Brae Prehistoric Village
413.5 miles from stoke on trent When a wild storm on Orkney in 1850 exposed the ruins of ancient dwellings, Skara Brae, the best preserved prehistoric village in northern Europe, was discovered. The excavated farming settlement dates back 5000 years. Within the stone walls of the dwellings – separated by passages – are stone beds, dressers, seats and boxes for...
Scapa Flow Visitor Centre & Museum
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Scapa Flow Visitor Centre & Museum
413.5 miles from stoke on trent The Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum houses an important record of the role the Royal Navy played in Orkney during both World Wars. Situated at Lyness on the island of Hoy, the centre is run by Orkney Islands Council Museums Service, who have converted the former pump house to provide a comprehensive series of interpretative displays, as well...
Kirkwall Swimming Pool
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Kirkwall Swimming Pool
413.7 miles from stoke on trent The pool is 25 mertres long and 10.8 metres wide and ranges from 1 metre to 3 metres deep.  The pool also has a diving board and spectator area which can accommodate 200 people.
The Orkney Museum
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The Orkney Museum
413.7 miles from stoke on trent The Orkney Museum tells the story of Orkney, from the Stone Age, to the Picts and Vikings, right through to the present day. There is a large collection of old photos and activities to amuse younger visitors. The Museum’s collection is of international importance and it has a changing temporary exhibition programme.
Orkney Wireless Museum
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Orkney Wireless Museum
413.7 miles from stoke on trent The Museum came about because of the love of wireless sets of its founder, the late Jim MacDonald. During his lifetime he gathered together an extensive and varied collection of domestic and defence wireless electronic equipment.
Balfour Castle
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Balfour Castle
425.5 miles from stoke on trent While staying at Balfour Castle you may wish to create your own itinerary for exploring Orkney. Alternatively we can offer you numerous activities or tours suitable for individuals, families or groups. Below is a list of some of what we offer. BOATING Balfour Castle has 2 private boats: a 5.25 metre inflatable ideal for short trips and cave...
Rousay - Egilsay & Wyre
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Rousay - Egilsay & Wyre
425.5 miles from stoke on trent Set within the wild Atlantic Ocean lie the three small Islands of Rousay. Egilsay and Wyre. From the Stone Age to the present day the seas have brought settlers and visitors alike to these beautiful Islands. Rousay is the largest of the three with a population of some 222. Egilsay and Wyre have a population of 26 and 24 respectively. A modern roll...