Orkney, also known as the Orkney Islands, is an archipelago in northern Scotland. Orkney comprises approximately 70 islands. Mainland, the largest island, is the main island of Orkney. The climate is mild and the soils are extremely fertile, most of the land is farmed. The history of the island's occupation has provided numerous important archaeological sites and the sandstone bedrock provides a platform for fertile farmland. View unique Neolithic monuments, such as Ring of Brodgar, Skara Brae and Standing Stones of Stenness. The wildlife of the Orkneys is very impressive; they are especially famous for their different seabirds. Calvendo calendars are premium products - a bit more pricey than others but with added benefits: Our calendars always look beautiful on your wall because we produce them locally with premium paper and sophisticated spiral binding, ensuring easy turning of pages and flat hanging against the wall. A protective transparent plastic cover sheet provides added stability and each calendar comes in five languages. Treat yourself to a Calvendo calendar and you get something that looks better all year round. This successful calendar was re-released this year with the same pictures and updated calendar.