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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      The 21st Century Christmas!

      A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Nov 25, 2014

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      ... on yet, as we are waiting until we come back from Inverness, Granddad says he doesn't want a tree inside but I think I might just show up with one, one afternoon. :D It is my first Christmas away from home after all. Ill wait until after we come back from Inverness so that it will last a little bit longer.  mmmmmm updates.... I received notice that I didn't get the tour job, but honestly I think I'm ok with that because it would have been a lot of ...

      John O'Groats at last!

      A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Nov 01, 2014

      7 photos

      ... moor and coastal scenery. Then to John O'Groats, NOT the most northerly tip of Scotland( see tomorrow). John had wanted to come here since 1989 and today he made it. Looked around the small village and took the usual photos with the signpost, then moved from the small settlement to the headland at Duncansby Head to camp. There we met Nigel and Sandra, an English ...

      Thurso to Kirkwall, Orkney Islands

      A travel blog entry by loisclarke on Oct 20, 2014

      8 photos

      ... Cairn which was a chambered cairn. Next stop was the Standing Stones of Stennes. This was followed by the Ring of Brodgar. We then had a guided tour of Maeshowe which was very well done. This is the finest chambered tomb in Western Europe built before 2700 BC. Then drove to the Skara Brae and Skaill House. We had lunch at the cafe ...

      Second week in Kirkwall

      A travel blog entry by kalie on Jun 08, 2014

      1 comment, 32 photos

      Hello All!

      So, this was my last week in Kirkwall. I had an amazing time at Northvet - they were really great at keeping me busy, and I saw and did so many new things. I am also really grateful that Nicola took me in! Her and Isla were fun to live with for the two weeks.

      So this week I got to do a lot of blood testing and a few more castrations. I also went to a couple of the Isles, which ...

      Around Mainland

      A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi on Sep 11, 2013

      90 photos

      ... We hadn't planned to do it, but if we wanted to get to the Brough, it would seem we were going to. It was lovely, and a complete change from our earlier walk, along a rutted ditrt road and then the beach... and onto the tar road that we should have been on, with a car park right outside the Brough.

      The Brough of Gurness is probably one of my favourite places on Orkney - I felt it left Skara Brae in the shade. It was much better preserved, less visited (we ...