Lawson Wood

Scapa Flow - The Wrecks of Scotland’s Orkney Islands

Royal Oak Admiral's Pinnace

Situated 25 km (15 miles) north of the Scottish mainland, the Orkney Islands are located on the same latitude as southern Greenland, Alaska and Leningrad, however Orkney is bathed in the warm waters of the North Atlantic Drift that first started out as the Gulf Stream in the Caribbean.