Northern Sands Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... highlands. Lunch is at Docmach a charming little village with 2 antique stores. Both well stocked. Lunch was a wonderful sandwich.
To break up the trip we stopped at a wine distillery and saw the secrets of how the Scott's make whiskey. Yes free samples = happy bus.
Castle Mey the queen ...
... Kirwall. It was still raining and not conducive to walking the town and shopping. So, we went into the St. Magnus Cathedral that was next to the bus and walked around inside to waste time. We then went into the cathedral's visitor center to view a fifteen minute film about St. Magnus and the building of the cathedral. So, the story is this: Magnus was pious and gentle. On a raid led by the King of Norway on Anglesey, Wales, Magnus refused to ...
... in both Scotland and Ireland beginning in about the 10th century, liked to leave their marks on the stones.
Lunch was at a local inn where we had a wonderful smoked salmon sandwich and a cheddar cheese & pickle sandwich (the "pickle" was some sort of chutney). Our tour continued with sites important in more recent times. We saw the Scapa Flow, a stretch of water that links the North Sea to ...
... We hadn't planned to do it, but if we wanted to get to the Brough, it would seem we were going to. It was lovely, and a complete change from our earlier walk, along a rutted ditrt road and then the beach... and onto the tar road that we should have been on, with a car park right outside the Brough.
The Brough of Gurness is probably one of my favourite places on Orkney - I felt it left Skara Brae in the shade. It was much better preserved, less visited (we ...
Started off a beautiful morning and I was up at 7am as it was too hot in the tent. Had a shower and then breakfast. As we were packing up the clouds came over. Drove up to John O'Groats and arrived in fog, high winds, light rain and general gloom. Had a walk around and saw a couple posing for photos with their bikes at the famous sign post - they had obviously cycled along way to get ...