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

    Independence Day... Or not!

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

    5 photos

    ... this morning. And it's a No! By a larger margin than I think the campaigns anticipated considering the polls had them neck and neck the last few weeks. I'm glad and a little relieved considering all the money in my bank account could have been worth almost nothing this morning of the stock market had crashed. People are still talking about it in the streets and it will be talked about for a few weeks to come, I think, especially with the possible change or challenge to ...

    The start of my volunteering!

    A travel blog entry by kalie on May 26, 2014

    2 comments, 39 photos

    ... they found out it was my first night. I had a great time, and it turns out there are some really great pubs here - and a club that played some really fun music.

    On Sunday I went on a long hike along the beach near Nicolas house, then up to the top and along. See the pictures if that doesn't make sense. It is beautiful and green here, and there are freaking ridiculously huge rabbits (hares?). Seriously, like the size of small ...

    Archaeology and History Tour Day

    A travel blog entry by seacastle on May 12, 2014

    100 photos

    ... Orkney produces 103% of its power from the windmills and there are solar panels on many houses as well. Many countries are having their ocean-current-powered turbines tested up there. With the addition of ocean-powered turbines, the projection is that Orkney can provide one quarter of Scotland’s energy needs. They have a strong renewable energy program in Scotland and ...

    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 ...

    John o groats reached

    A travel blog entry by mirajochman on Jun 13, 2013

    9 photos

    omg, john o groats - the northest place in united kingdom (except orkney islands) in scotland.
    we know that john o groats is not the northest place becouse the northest place in scotland is dunnet head but it is a military area and is restricted to go ...