Address: Ayre Road, Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland, KW15 1QX, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on Ayre Road, Kirkwall, is near Saint Magnus Cathedral, The Orkney Museum, Highland Park Distillery, and The Earl's Palace.
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    Travel Blogs from Kirkwall

    Tea and scones at a Scottish castle

    A travel blog entry by eanselm on Jul 08, 2015

    11 photos

    ... we had a few hours to walk through the town before returning to the ship. We walked through the streets and stopped in St Magnus Cathedral which was more elaborate than many of the churches we've seen on this trip. We also did some shopping. Ruth found a beautiful Scottish plaid scarf/shall. We returned to the ship in time o have a few drinks in the Irish pub with some of the people we met on the trip, including ...

    Whirl Wind February

    A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Mar 08, 2015

    15 photos

    ... Most of my costs have come from applying for my council tax, TV licence ( .. yes you need a licence to watch TV... i know, it came as a shock to me too!) and my first big grocery shop. Lets just say I now have a notebook and I am keeping track of all my purchase and direct debits in order to make sure I am balancing my budget at the end of every month. I can hopefully still save money and when I am ready to travel some  more I'll be able to afford to do so. mmmm I ...

    The 21st Century Christmas!

    A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Nov 25, 2014

    8 photos

    ... even more exciting we are heading off to Inverness in a couple weeks time! Yay! I'm going to get off the island for the first time in nearly 3 months! Civilization here I come!! I'm looking forward to maybe meeting up with my roommate from this summer either in Glasgow or in Inverness. We haven't figure out the details quite yet. I'm going down with my aunts and uncles and my granddad. We are going to see the pantomime on the Friday evening and but we ...

    Shorter days mean bigger decisions

    A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Nov 04, 2014

    1 comment, 8 photos

    ... up with sugar and then heated up. yum!! warms the belly every time! It would be the best for a cold winter night, or after a day out in the snow. If you want more info got to <a href="http://orkneyjar.com/tradition/we ddings/cog.htm" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://orkneyjar.com/ tradition/weddings/cog.htm</a> 60;and you can get a bunch of information of Traditional Orkney Weddings. The receipe that is on the website isn't ...

    What a day on Orkney

    A travel blog entry by deirjohn on Jul 21, 2013

    5 photos

    ... to Skara Brae which is the best preserved Neolithic village in Northern Europe. This was uncovered by a massive storm in 1850, how exciting that must have been for the first people to walk down to the waterfront and see this amazing site beginning to be revealed. Obviously the original buildings are very treasured and you cannot walk on/among them, just view them from close by, but they have constructed a model of one of the houses for visitors to walk ...