The Foveran

Foveran, Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland, Kw15 1Sf, United Kingdom | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Foveran, Kirkwall, is near Saint Magnus Cathedral, The Orkney Museum, Highland Park Distillery, and The Earl's Palace.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews The Foveran Kirkwall

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    Travel Blogs from Kirkwall

    New job!

    A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Aug 30, 2014


    Ok so here is a quick update from the last post. I was handing out resumes to anyone I could think of that would need people at this time of year and I happened to walk past the Edinburgh Woolen Mill in Kirkwall and saw that they had an opening. I went in a filled out an application and handed in a resume. That was last Friday and I didn't hear from them until Tuesday. I then heard that I had gotten an ...

    Scenery and wildlife tour

    A travel blog entry by seacastle on May 14, 2014

    2 comments, 92 photos

    After running an errand downtown through our shortcut, we went on another tour today with an even more knowledgeable driver who was a great storyteller. First to The Gloup, a collapsed sea cave. On the way we saw a variety of sizes of windmills here and there, some for a whole town, some ...

    Rest and Knowledge

    A travel blog entry by lifelearner on May 13, 2014

    1 comment, 56 photos

    ... a back garden which I am sure many would love to have. The stones are broken pieces from other structures.

    In the museum, is a display of leather balls for a game called Ba'. This game is played on Christmas day and New Years day. A ball is released from front of St. Magnus Cathedral and the object for the huge crowd is ...

    What a day on Orkney

    A travel blog entry by deirjohn on Jul 21, 2013

    5 photos

    ... down a 30meter stone tunnel, with dampness running down the walls into the main (small) chamber - 30 or so of us plus the guide. I got halfway down and had a fleeting thought that I wanted to turn around and go back out I had to suck it up and keep going because there wasn't room to to turn and there were probably 15 people coming down the tunnel behind me. Believe it or not we were in the small chamber for about thirty minutes learning all about ...

    Day 2 - Orkney Island

    A travel blog entry by freedomandpeace on May 03, 2013

    4 comments, 44 photos

    ... After this, I went to Kirkwall and stopped at a large jewelry store there. I was planning on buying a ring there for my trip. I had it all planned out where I had looked at the website and picked out possibilities. Their rings are expensive so it would cost me like $100. I was all ready, and then when I got to the door, they were closed an hour for lunch, and the hour had just started. I was pretty angry because I didn't think I was able to come back ...