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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    Travel Blogs from Kirkwall

    The Orkney Islands - Where Britain Meets Scandinav

    A travel blog entry by modernnomad67 on Jul 21, 2015

    97 photos

    ... significant “Henges” – same idea as Stonehenge but with less massive stones. The Standing Stones of Stenness are similar but thought to be even older dating from around 3,300 B.C. and include the tallest erect standing stones in Europe.

    I had heard before of Scapa Flow in regard to the history of the two world wars and knew it was somewhere in Scotland and that German ships were scuttled there after WWI. Well, now I know much more of the story. Scapa ...

    Whirl Wind February

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

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    ... to get better and faster. I think it will come eventually.... hopefully. I have also taken the insurance exam so I am able to sell insurance should I need to. It took me about 4 weeks to finish my Amadeus training and I am now for the most part working with Mandy (my boss) and John, watching them work and helping in any way I can. Which at the moment means I am pretty much a well paid secretary. I answer the phones and take messages, write out envelopes, take the mail ...

    An Incredible Festive Season

    A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Jan 02, 2015

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    ... before I left to go to my other aunts and uncles for their garage party. I was able to see all my family, even my cousins that live near Glasgow. I play with my little cousins, had a drink and generally chatted for about an hour and a half before leaving there and heading down to a party one of my other coworkers had invited me too. Lianna is my supervisor at work and she is friends with the wife of my cousin Paul's best friend. Paul died at the age of 17 from cancer, but ...

    Shorter days mean bigger decisions

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

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    ... favourite quotes.    Alright now onto what  I've spent most of the last month doing. I've working betweeen 16-24 hours a week, reading, shopping and watching TV. Living out in the country there isnt much to do beyond the odd walk and keeping up with the housework. As a result we tend to watch a lot of TV when we are at home and not working.  I have discovered that Grandad doesnt like current TV shows, so ive take to recording ...

    What a day on Orkney

    A travel blog entry by deirjohn on Jul 21, 2013

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    ... 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 ...