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

    New job!

    A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Aug 30, 2014


    ... the Wednesday. I went in and had the interview I thought it was went well and they said they would let me know before the end of the day. I didn't hear anything and I was pretty disappointed about it but thought oh well I'll find something. Then on Thursday around dinner time I got a call saying if gotten the position. So I am the newest sales associate at the Edinburgh Woolen Mill in Kirkwall. A bit of ...

    History Unveiled

    A travel blog entry by lifelearner on May 12, 2014

    1 comment, 103 photos

    ... It is one of the most visited places. It was called the Miracle of Camp 60.

    Another stop was the Ring of Brodgar which is a large circle of stones which leads to a smaller ring of stones called the Ring of Stenness that we also visited. These henges probably served as social and ceremonial sites and also associated with the commemoration of the dead.
    The Ring ...

    Orkney At Last!

    A travel blog entry by seacastle on May 10, 2014

    1 comment, 43 photos

    ... off about 10 minutes after arriving to the Earl and Bishop’s Palace, c. 1643. Primarily ruins at this point but amazing architecture – took lots of pictures for my cousin the geologist. All is sandstone, either red or yellow, done in various artistic combinations as you will see in the St. Magnus church doorway. Many of the styles ...

    East Coast and Orkney

    A travel blog entry by jean.bottsford on Sep 11, 2013

    1 comment, 45 photos

    ... the top of the mainland and to the western isles. I know your more interested in photos than my blathering and the sights say more anyway. I'll post pictures and see how the connection is on this ferry. It is very dark and gray outside now, but hopefully we will be able to get a glimpse of the Old Man of Hoy, a large seastack. no, I missed him but Rick said it was too fogged in anyway. There's always a postcard picture!

    Day 2 - Orkney Island

    A travel blog entry by freedomandpeace on May 03, 2013

    4 comments, 44 photos

    ... So the driving has improved in that there are less cars and less busy highways. So I am feeling so much better about that driving.

    But starting on the 2nd day on Orkney, I started to feel differently about my trip. It was a great day overall. The best part about the day was getting to spend a lot of time with the big stones without other people around. This brought me peace. The interpretive signs near the stones and stone circles say they ...