The Foveran

Foveran, Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland, Kw15 1Sf, United Kingdom | Hotel
Prices starting from $117.00

Travel Blogs from Kirkwall

Sounds, Smells and Statistical Significance

A travel blog entry by rnjemk

Getting around in the Northern Isles can be a bit of a challenge. The islands are all linked by the Orkney Ferries services; however, some islands are only serviced a couple of times a week, and sailing times and routing are often changed because of tides, cargo and weather. We were to experience the consequences of these realities on our departure from North Ronaldsay last Tuesday.

The scheduled route, which alternates on a weekly basis, should have allowed ...


A travel blog entry by sueblaikie


... br> Most mesmerised by - Andrew Gormley's sculptures at Crosby
Most luxurious accommodation - Lyzzick Hall Hotel
Most embarrassing moment - ask Judy
Most disappointing - we put on weight (but we are more muscular!)
Most helpful book "Land's End to John O'Groats" by Phil Horsley
Most helpful gadget - Garmins

Best tip - go do it and take at least 3 weeks...


Scenery and wildlife tour

A travel blog entry by seacastle


... pronounced winnick) for a view of a sea stack, cliffs and birds but no other wildlife today. We were looking out onto the North Sea.

Then on to a quaint village called The Hope by the Norsemen but later St. Margaret was added so that now it is St. Margaret's Hope. Loved ...

Amazing History

A travel blog entry by lifelearner


... is one time the breath was just about sucked out of me. This city is the capital of Orkney. It is so old and full of history and just lovely with all the stone buildings.

The famous Magnus Cathedral is beyond proper words to describe it. The outside brickwork is magnificent. I will see the ...

What a day on Orkney

A travel blog entry by deirjohn


... preserved stone circles in Great Britain. There was so much to everything that we saw and did today that I'd be writing for ever to get it all down. Have lots of photos and snaps of information boards and place names to help me, so I'll have to do more for my own benefit as I get time or perhaps once we get home. (I put so much detail in my blog as I just don't have the time or energy to keep a trip book as well, so sorry if I rave on some times). Then it ...

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This hotel, located on Foveran, Kirkwall, is near Saint Magnus Cathedral, Highland Park Distillery, The Orkney Museum, and The Earl's Palace.
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