Tag: Rora Head

  • HMS Pheasant 1917

    HMS Pheasant 1917

    The Orkney News team are seeking funding to make a documentary focussing on the untold story of the crew of HMS Pheasant, lost during WW1 off Orkney.

  • Hoy


    Photographs of Hoy Hoy is the hilliest island in Orkney. The name means “high island” from the Old Norse word haey. Ward Hill stands 479m tall and is quite a tough climb, there being no well-trodden path and potentially many hostile nesting bonxies! The island has a seemingly unpredictable weather system which can catch travelers…