Attractions near Point of Ness

This is a list of the attractions near this campsite that are featured on AboutBritain.com
It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all attractions near this campsite.
Stromness Museum (< 1 Mile)*
Stromness Museum was instituted in 1837 and holds Orkney's principal Maritime, Ethnographic and Natural History Collections.
Ring of Brodgar Stone Circle & Henge (7 Miles)*
The ancient Ring of Brodgar is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site which focuses on various neolithic sites on the Mainland of Orkney.
Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (7 Miles)*
Skara Brae contains the best preserved group of Stone Age houses in Western Europe.
Maeshowe Chambered Cairn (7 Miles)*
Maes Howe is the finest megalithic tomb in north-west Europe, with a large mound covering a stone-built passage and a large burial chamber with cells in the walls.
Corrigall Farm Museum (8 Miles)*
Experience Orkney Farm and Folk life at the Kirkbuster and Corrigall farm museums. Buildings and grounds include a working barn with grain kiln; traditional crafts and livestock; horse drawn implements and machines.
Orkney Museum (12 Miles)*
Orkney Museum features Pre-historic and Viking Orkney in one of Scotland's finest displays, in the town house and gardens of an Orkney Laird.
Balfour Castle (14 Miles)*
Balfour Castle was completed in 1848 to the order of the then owner, David Balfour, 4th Laird of Balfour and Trenabie. The Castle is said to incorporate 7 turrets, 12 exterior doors, 52 rooms and 365 panes of glass.
Strathnaver Museum (43 Miles)*
Strathnaver Museum is a locally run museum which first opened to the public in 1976. It is housed in what was St Columba's Parish Church at the eastern end of Bettyhill on the north coast of Sutherland.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Point of Ness

This is a list of the towns near this campsite that are featured on AboutBritain.com
It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all towns near this campsite.
Rackwick (6 Miles)*
Axminster (13 Miles)*
The ancient market town of Axminster, famous for its carpet industry, is five miles north west of Lyme Regis in East Devon.
Burray (15 Miles)*
John O' Groats (22 Miles)*
If you thought John o'Groats was the northernmost point of Scotland, you are in for a shock. It isn't! However, it is the furthest distance between two points on the British mainland, the other point being Land's End.
Scrabster (24 Miles)*
Thurso (24 Miles)*
Keiss (29 Miles)*
Reay (32 Miles)*
Staxigoe (33 Miles)*
Portskerra (34 Miles)*
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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