The Foveran

Address: 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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    Travel Blogs from Kirkwall

    Walking Kirkwall and Stromness

    A travel blog entry by tthomas1170 on May 07, 2015

    42 photos

    ... excavated were on display with information about each as well as what life was like during the respective time period. My favorite section was the display of ancient stones that had been found on the island that had intricate designs or runic markings on them. This is a great museum and cannot believe it is free!

    In front of the cathedral there is a Market Cross that marks the start of one of the strangest city events I have ever heard ...


    A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Jan 24, 2015

    ... too much every time it's crushed or struck down.

    I've realized after this defeat that I don't have a person to cry to here, I miss my people, I miss hugs and cuddles. I miss stability, I miss the thrill of travel, I miss a lot of things, which makes this dream thing a whole heck of a lot harder.

    What doesn't kill you makes you stronger right?... Well I guess by the end of this adventure I'll be like steel. I just keep picking myself ...

    An Incredible Festive Season

    A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Jan 02, 2015

    13 photos

    ... before I left to go to my other aunts and uncles for their garage party. I was able to see all my family, even my cousins that live near Glasgow. I play with my little cousins, had a drink and generally chatted for about an hour and a half before leaving there and heading down to a party one of my other coworkers had invited me too. Lianna is my supervisor at work and she is friends with the wife of my cousin Paul's best friend. Paul died at the age of 17 from cancer, but ...

    Independence Day... Or not!

    A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Sep 19, 2014

    5 photos

    ... and get broadband out at the house, while drinking my hot chocolate. That's right I'm still caffeine free!

    Anyways that's pretty much all that's new, I'm taking over my cousin Dawn's life, which includes taking over her friends :D I'm headed out for dinner with them on Saturday. Dawn's in Canada (or hopefully she will be) so she's not here to keep them company!

    Off to enjoy my hot chocolate while admiring the St. Magnus Cathedral.

    Love and miss you all!


    Stone stories of the North

    A travel blog entry by quinitch on Jun 21, 2013

    1 comment, 33 photos

    ... a more solitary stroll around Thurso the following day. This town is in Caithness - the most north-western county of the mainland, with a particularly strong Norse heritage. The land does feel different up here, the winds and the sky and the sea just insist upon smelling like adventure. So, envying our seafaring exploring ancestors, I stood marvelling at the distant cliffs and the big big sky looking towards the mysterious north and then went to get a ...