List of castles in Orkney facts for kids
This is a list of castles in Orkney.
|Balfour Castle||Historic house||1847||Occupied||Private||Shapinsay||Built around an earlier structure|
|Bishop's Palace||Tower house||12th century||Ruin||Historic Scotland||Kirkwall||Restored in the 16th century, open to the public|
|Cubbie Roo's Castle||Tower house||1145||Ruin||Historic Scotland||Wyre||Built by Kolbein Hruga, the earliest documented medieval stone castle in Scotland|
|Earl's Palace, Birsay||Palace||16th century||Ruin||Historic Scotland||Birsay||Open to the public|
|Earl's Palace, Kirkwall||Fortified house||17th century||Ruin||Historic Scotland||Kirkwall||Open to the public|
|Kirkwall Castle||14th century||No remains||n/a||Kirkwall||Destroyed in 1614|
|Noltland Castle||Tower house||16th century||Ruin||Historic Scotland||Westray||Open to the public|
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