Orphir is within easy reach of a range of colorful Orkney Islands’s more popular attractions. Two of the places not to miss are the marvelous Standing Stones of Stenness and the fantastic Maes Howe. Two more worthwhile attractions you’ll find close by Orphir are the Piers Art Centre and the Ring of Brogdar.
Orphir has plenty of museums and theaters within easy reach that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Spend a few hours of admiring the exhibits at Orkney Museum in Kirkwall and the Scapa Flow Visitor Centre in Hoy Island.
Get active in nature at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. To catch a glimpse of the local wilderness set out to explore Ward Hill in Hoy Island and the St. John's Head.
Orkney Islands has some interesting places to see such as the St. Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall, Dwarfie Stane in Hoy Island and the Hackness Martello Tower. Blow the dust from the pages of Orkney Islands’s past by seeing some historic sites, such as Bishop's Palace in Kirkwall and Earl's Palace.
If you are heading to Orkney Islands, consider staying in Orphir. The area has some great hotels to choose from. Among the best known accommodation options within walking distance of Orphir are the Albert Hotel, Kirkwall and the Houton Bay Lodge.