Attractions near Pentland Country House

This is a list of the attractions near this property that are featured on
It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all attractions near this property.
Orkney Museum (6 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 (9 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.
Maeshowe Chambered Cairn (11 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 (15 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.
Stromness Museum (15 Miles)*
Stromness Museum was instituted in 1837 and holds Orkney's principal Maritime, Ethnographic and Natural History Collections.
Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (19 Miles)*
Skara Brae contains the best preserved group of Stone Age houses in Western Europe.
Ring of Brodgar Stone Circle & Henge (19 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.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Pentland Country House
Burray (4 Miles)*
Axminster (15 Miles)*
The ancient market town of Axminster, famous for its carpet industry, is five miles north west of Lyme Regis in East Devon.
Rackwick (18 Miles)*
John O' Groats (19 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.
Keiss (26 Miles)*
Thurso (30 Miles)*
Staxigoe (30 Miles)*
Scrabster (30 Miles)*
Wick (32 Miles)*
Whaligoe (38 Miles)*
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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