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Nearby Attractions
In Orkney's Neolithic Heartland

The Mill of Eyrland is centrally located, in the heart of Orkney's main island, making it an ideal touring base.

A range of world-class attractions are situated a short distance away, easily accessible by walking, driving or cycling.

The idyllic location ensures any journey is a memorable one!

© Copyright Gordon Hatton


The prehistoric burial chamber of Meashowe (2700BC) is one of Europe’s finest Neolithic structures. Raided by the Vikings, who left behind their own graffiti.

© Copyright Peter Stenzel

Ring of Brodgar

A spectacular Neolithic stone circle or henge, in the ‘Heart of Neolithic Orkney’ World Heritage Site area.

© Copyright Martyn Gorman

Standing Stones of Stenness

The oldest stone circle found in Orkney, close by The Ring of Brodgar and Maeshowe. Now incomplete, but still an impressive site in an idyllic location.

© Copyright Andrew Riley

Hall of Clestrain

Birthplace of the famous explorer John Rae. Stunning views over Hoy sound and the island of Graemsay.

© Copyright Willie Miller


The picturesque harbour town of Stromness is Orkney’s main ferry gatweay and a busy fishing port, with winding streets and world-class attractions like the Pier Arts Centre.

© Copyright Adam Ward

Stenness & Harray Lochs

In Orkney we have wonderful fishing and it’s all free! The Mill is close by two of the very best lochs in Orkney.

© Copyright Ryan Denny

Skara Brae

The Orkney Folklore & Storytelling Centre

© Copyright John W. Schulze

Broch of Birsay

© Copyright Rob Burke

Broch of Gurness

Kirbister Farm Museum

© Copyright Summonedbyfells

The Barnhouse Stone

© Copyright Mr S Mudgey

The Watchstone