These links will take you to other websites which you may find interesting or useful.
Archaeology in Orkney
runs the Masters in Archaeological Practice course. a Masters in Shallow Geophysics course and BA(Hons) degree courses in Archaeology, Scottish History and Archaeology, and Archaeology and Environmental Studies.
A wonderful source for information about the ancient history, folklore and traditions of Orkney. Includes the daily Ness of Brodgar excavation Blog during the excavation season.
Northern Periphery Programme 'Thing' site, the Viking Cradle of Democracy very relevant to understanding Viking Orkney with a programme of Free public lectures.
Site packed with information on the unique jeritage to be found in around the waters surrounding Orkney's southern isles.
Archaeology in Scotland
Archaeology Scotland works to secure the archaeological heritage of Scotland for its people through Education, Promotion and Support - formerly known as The Council for Scottish Archaeology
The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS)
The RCAHMS is responsible for recording, interpreting and collecting information about the built environment. This information, which relates to buildings, sites, and ancient monuments of archaeological, architectural and historical interest (including maritime sites and underwater constructions) is then made freely available to the public.
Historic Scotland is an executive agency of the Scottish Government charged with safeguarding the nation’s historic environment and promoting its understanding and enjoyment.
If you're thinking of visiting...
Museums in Orkney
Newly extended and updated with new galleries. Cafe for light lunches and snacks
Without doubt one of the Scotland's finest small museums
Other groups in Orkney
Orkney Heritage Society aims to stimulate public interest in, and care for, the beauty, history and character of Orkney, encourage the preservation, development and improvement of features of general public amenity or historic interest and to encourage high standards of architecture and planning in Orkney.
OPPRA The Orkney Prehistoric Pottery Research Associates