The Orkney Hotel

Address: 40 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland, KW15 1DN, United Kingdom | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 40 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, is near Saint Magnus Cathedral, The Orkney Museum, Highland Park Distillery, and The Earl's Palace.
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      Shorter days mean bigger decisions

      A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Nov 04, 2014

      1 comment, 7 photos

      ... what I've spent most of the last month doing. I've working between 16-24 hours a week, reading, shopping, and watching TV. Living out in the country, there isn't much to do beyond the odd walk and keeping up with the housework. As a result we tend to watch a lot of TV when we are at home and not working. I have discovered that Grandad doesn't like current TV shows, so I've take to recording all my shows and watching them while he is out. We tend to watch a lot ...

      John O'Groats at last!

      A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Nov 01, 2014

      7 photos

      First stop Clava Cairns. A set of prehistoric stone burial circles dating from 3000-4000BC, set in a beautiful beech grove. Two passage graves, a ring cairn and a kerb cairn, with several circles of standing stones. Peaceful in the sunny damp morning air before the first tourist bus arrived. Then on to Culloden battlefield site. The Visitor Centre opened in 2009 and ...

      Scenery and wildlife tour

      A travel blog entry by seacastle on May 14, 2014

      2 comments, 92 photos

      ... 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 ...

      Day of exploring and rest.

      A travel blog entry by lifelearner on May 11, 2014

      1 comment, 61 photos

      ... and 95 cars.

      The blog will be down for maintenance the 13th-14th so those days adventures may be a bit slower in coming.

      This was a day for going to Church at St. Magnus Cathedral, for sightseeing around the ...

      Around Mainland

      A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi on Sep 11, 2013

      90 photos

      ... and running a sort of history day under the rather stern tutelage of their teacher, for groups of slightly younger children, so wherever we went there were groups of kids being shown interesting things or playing games. One of the games was a sort of "Simon Says" which involved running from place to place and performing some sort of action; the person who got there last or faced the wrong way was out. We were so impressed by the good sportsmanship the kids showed ...