Kirkwall Hotel

Harbour Street, Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland, KW15 1LE, United Kingdom | Hotel
Prices starting from $158.00

Travel Blogs from Kirkwall

Sounds, Smells and Statistical Significance

A travel blog entry by rnjemk

... for extra caution on the day we had intended to travel to Papa Westray became obvious. The hold-cargo just kept coming and coming, to the extent that the ferry sat at least a metre higher in the water when unloaded. And, "the cargo?", I hear you querying, you naughty, inquisitive reader!

It seems it was time for the annual resurfacing of the roads on North Ronaldsay. So, the cargo was a multitude of huge bags of aggregate, a very large tractor with ...


A travel blog entry by sueblaikie


... for that. Needless to say we've had an absolute ball and enjoyed our journey more than we can possibly say. We have met such wonderful people from all walks of life and had such a good laugh along the way.

For those of you interested in stats

Total Mileage was 1106 miles or thereabouts
Favourite area - Scotland ( closely followed by the Lakes and Shropshire, ...

Stone Age Structures In Orkney Islands

A travel blog entry by rambling_roamer


Relatively early start today – our tour was scheduled to begin at 8:10 AM. We went on a tour arranged by Suzan Czoschke with Orkney Uncovered Tours. Our tour guide was Kinlay Francis. It was a beautiful day – sunny, but a bit windy. Our first stop was Skara Brae, a 5000 year old Neolithic (New Stone Age) village discovered on the island. Archeologists say the village of 50 to 100 people had been inhabited ...

Scenery and wildlife tour

A travel blog entry by seacastle


... kicked in and it got pretty cold. We visited a smithy museum and the gal there said she was sure glad the heat wave (60) we had yesterday was over! They had an old washing machine. Every year the kids have a ploughing contest and dress up in these costumes as part of it.

Great day! ...

What a day on Orkney

A travel blog entry by deirjohn


... 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 ...

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This hotel, located on Harbour Street, Kirkwall, is near Saint Magnus Cathedral, Highland Park Distillery, The Orkney Museum, and The Earl's Palace.
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