Polrudden Guest House

Address: Pickaquoy Rd., Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland, KW15 1UH, United Kingdom | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Pickaquoy Rd., Kirkwall, is near Saint Magnus Cathedral, The Orkney Museum, Highland Park Distillery, and The Earl's Palace.
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      The 21st Century Christmas!

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

      8 photos

      ... I would have gotten the chance to actually speak with the tourist and that is the part of the job I really like. I like the organization part too, but speaking to the tourists is the fun part of the job. I am still at the Woollen Mill for now but only working my contracted shifts which is 4 hours a week. I am not really happy about this, but I cant really do anything about it. The management at this place is ridiculous, they have such a double standard ...

      Shorter days mean bigger decisions

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

      1 comment, 8 photos

      ... 160;especsially at this time of year. It goes like this...."The essence of Orkney's magic is silence, loneliness and the deep marvellous rhythms of sea and land, darkness and light." Every day there is a contrast between all these things, the lonliness of living out in the country, the sea and land and the cazy weather it creates and the every changing measures of dark and light throught the year. This has always been one of ...

      First week of volunteering

      A travel blog entry by kalie on Jun 01, 2014

      69 photos

      ... thrown in). I haven't seen any sheep things yet, but the comparison of beef and dairy farms - from management to the types of situations that vets are called in for - is really fascinating.

      The vets at Northvet are great - they are really informative and are always open to letting me try different things. Its been really interesting to be around vets my age - they start school earlier here, and finish by the time they are ...

      Archaeology and History Tour Day

      A travel blog entry by seacastle on May 12, 2014

      100 photos

      ... with a hole for the smoke. There are areas that look like indoor latrines and drain lines have been found underneath them that lead out of the house. Jury is out on whether that is what they are. Nearby is Skaill House built in the 1600s – interesting house of "lairds", one of whom discovered Skara Brae.

      Then to the Ring of Brodgar – a ring ...

      Around Mainland

      A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi on Sep 11, 2013

      90 photos

      ... comes in about five different species, thick and thin, flat and curly, and a range of wonderful colours from creamy white through pink to mahogany brown.

      The Brough of Birsay includes a rather fine little church with stone benches around the edge and some of its round apse still standing, and a lot of little houses all set in an emerald lawn on the slope of the island.

      And so back to Kirkwall, where we found the hotel that we had expected to be ...