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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... 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 see my cousin Karen and her ever growing baby bump. So excited to have a new baby in the family. I'm not sure I'll 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. My aunt Maureen had to ...

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 ...

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