The Orkney Islands are an archipelago of approximately 70 islands in Northern Scotland, around 10 miles off the North coast of Scotland.
The largest island in the archipelago is known as the “mainland” and houses the majority of the population and many arts and crafts trails and attractions.
The Orkney Islands combines its beautiful beaches with rich heritage, culture and wonderful wildlife, bring people a distinct and magical experience.
The Shetland Islands are an archipelago in Scotland around 100 miles North of the Scottish mainland. The archipelago is composed of over a hundred islands, out of which only fifteen are inhabited.
Shetland is a great place for nature lovers, offering a natural world where wildlife is truly wild, making it possible to watch otters and seals at play while hearing the sound of seabirds crowding the cliffs. Its 6000 years of history also brings a truly unique culture to the Shetland Islands.