Whether you want to catch some of the finest brown trout in the country, or dive the world-famous shipwrecks of Scapa Flow, Orkney really is the ideal spot to make the most of the great outdoors.

Its coastal location, fascinating wildlife and stunning landscapes make it an outdoor paradise — one where you can fully immerse yourself in a wide range of fun and thrilling activities.

Walking and cycling are great ways to explore the islands, and you won’t be hard-pushed to find breathtaking views.

From playing midnight golf on picturesque courses to exploring a sunken warship, and riding some of Orkney’s biggest waves to sea angling in Scapa Flow — Orkney offers a wealth of activities for sports enthusiasts of all kinds.

Football, rugby, hockey and netball are among the thriving sports which keep local sportsmen and women busy, season after season — and with a state-of-the-art leisure centre hosting swimming pools; climbing and bouldering facilities; a running track and a gym in Kirkwall, there is plenty on offer here to ensure you can stay active.