Attractions near Pentland Country House

This is a list of the attractions near this property that are featured on AboutBritain.com
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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