Royal Hotel

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, Highland Park Distillery, The Orkney Museum, and The Earl's Palace.
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Travel Blogs from Kirkwall

The Orkney Islands

A travel blog entry by gdandpj2013 on Jul 17, 2014

1 comment, 15 photos

... for this pair of travellers, we didn't know anything about these places and having found them, were absolutely fascinated. Google has the best descriptions of these, and photos.
We enjoyed interesting riding around the mainland island, taking in standing stones and these historic sites. Could actually have spent a week there easy, but you don't know until you get there sometimes. Maybe we can go back.

At Sea

A travel blog entry by roamingrunner on Jul 17, 2014

4 photos

Today is a "Sea Day", which means that the boat doesn't stop anywhere at all. That could be boring but the cruise line does a great job of keeping us entertained. First, for lunch we had a traditional British Pub Lunch - Richard had the Bangers & Mash (sausages and ...

Stone Age Structures In Orkney Islands

A travel blog entry by rambling_roamer on Jun 11, 2014

8 photos

... 200 years, and then abandoned. Over the years it had been covered over by sand and was discovered in 1850 after a severe storm washed away some of the sand. These early people were amazingly advanced. They had toilets and a sewer system that drained away waste. There were stone hearths, beds and storage areas in each home. Next we went to see the Ring of Brodgar another Neolithic wonder that may have been used to study ...

The School and the Orkney Museum

A travel blog entry by seacastle on May 13, 2014

1 comment, 54 photos

... of the cathedral) and then jump in the water with it. Generally there are 300-400 people in it and there are no rules. It's a crazy free for all. They used to have a women's one too but they had way too many hospital visits for the women so now it's just the men's.

Nice gardens out back with a raised hill of rocks with a nice bench that Shirley made use of.

Around Mainland

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi on Sep 11, 2013

90 photos

... the eighth establishment we tried, so we realised we will have to go back to Thurso on Thursday. Luckily we had an arrangement with Raymond that we just had to email him and let him know our dates; if he couldn't accommodate us, he'd find us somewhere. So we are alright until Friday night now. Phew! What a mission it's been, finding a bed for each night!

The weather report was predicting that the day would clear at lunchtime, so we thought we'd do the ...

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