Sands Motel

Burray Village, Burray, Orkney Islands, Scotland, KW17 2SS, United Kingdom | Hotel
Prices starting from $133.00

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Wicked sailing to Wick

A travel blog entry by simoncole


Tuesday 1st July

We departed Inverness at 07:30 in no wind to catch slack water at Channonry point. This is a narrow bend in the river and we saw many dolphins showing off. We continued under motor for several more hours when a light easterly came with bright sunshine and a flat sea. From there ...


A travel blog entry by sueblaikie


... for that. Needless to say we've had an absolute ball and enjoyed our journey more than we can possibly say. We have met such wonderful people from all walks of life and had such a good laugh along the way.

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Total Mileage was 1106 miles or thereabouts
Favourite area - Scotland ( closely followed by the Lakes and Shropshire, ...

Hi, Ho. Where's Hoy!

A travel blog entry by rnjemk


... British Isles and orientation with respect to the solar cycle evidence an extraordinary and wide-ranging level of awareness and social organisation.

As we walked out to the Ring of Brogdar, we passed the (hidden from view) Ness of Brodgar, which is currently under archaeological excavation. Paintings of the little peninsular dating back to the 18th century have all depicted a hillock with two small standing stones aligned with an axis of the Ring of Brodgar, located ...

Day Two ( 18.54 miles....cum 32.43)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes


... very difficult to walk through." He then caps this with the helpful advice... "Detours to the right help in places and make it worse in others." We can vouch for the latter. Likewise he makes no mention of the fact that the recommended "bridge" is now three poles with 3 inch nails sticking out. A painful crawl. Having said all this it was also beautiful... full of flowers, many orchids again and Mare's Tail ( subject for ...

The Orkneys at last!

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi


... about finding our way back to our car in a couple of hours in potentially pouring rain, so went back to collect it before we could forget our route. We drove the same route and eventually located the cathedral with plenty of parking nearby... but of course none of the restaurants anywhere near were open, were they? So we ended up wending our way all the way back down to the seafront, where we went back to the pub where we had done our earlier bed-finding, and had quite a decent meal in their ...

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