Royal Hotel

Address: 40 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 40 Victoria Street, 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 21st Century Christmas!

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

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... s 50th Birthday yesterday and we had a big open house party for her on Saturday (at her house that is) It was good, nice to meet all of Glenda's sister and their partners. I was also nice to seen my cousin Karen and her ever growing baby bump. So excited to have a new baby in the family. I'm not sure ill be around when the baby is born since it is due in May and I might be back in Canada by then, but hopefully i'll, meet it when I come back up in August. ...

Shorter days mean bigger decisions

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

1 comment, 8 photos

... 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 ...

First week of volunteering

A travel blog entry by kalie on Jun 01, 2014

69 photos

... br> Saturday has been a great day as well - I went on a ridiculously long bike trip to skara brae, a neolithic village. On the way I stopped at Maeshowe, a neolithic chambered cairn that has also seen its fair share of vikings. It was really amazing to see things that are so old. I really overestimated the amount that I could bike though. when I got just over halfway back to Kirkwall, I realized if I kept going I wouldn't be able to ...

Archaeology and History Tour Day

A travel blog entry by seacastle on May 12, 2014

100 photos

... surrounded by a ditch (a henge) – that probably dates to 2500-2000 B.C. It was thought to be a ceremonial site. There was a marsh leading up to it and lots of heather everywhere, which will be a sea of purple and reds in late summer. There are stick drawings – the oldest type of runes – on one of the stones. Our guide was so knowledgeable about ...

Around Mainland

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi on Sep 11, 2013

90 photos

... dodgy to be absolutely wonderful, very old and gracious, with huge rooms packed with old furniture and books and decanters of whisky - just like staying with a wealthy elderly relative. Although decent modern bathrooms! The staff were sweet, and soon had us sitting in comfort in a comfy, quiet bar, with a drink in one hand and a menu in the other; half an hour later we enjoyed a delicious, rather too large, dinner and waddled off to bed after a surprisingly lovely day.


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