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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    Travel Blogs from Kirkwall

    The Orkney Islands - Where Britain Meets Scandinav

    A travel blog entry by modernnomad67 on Jul 21, 2015

    97 photos

    ... of forced German disarmament, in 1919 the commander ordered those crews to scuttle (sink) all 70 ships that were there. Most were eventually salvaged for scrap metal in the 1920s and 1930s, but enough remain at the bottom of Scapa Flow to make it one of the world’s top sites for divers who are into exploring shipwrecks.

    Britain intentionally sank a number of ships at entrances to Scapa Flow from the North Sea with the intent of blocking U-Boats from entering it. ...

    Whirl Wind February

    A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Mar 08, 2015

    15 photos

    ... did she say anything when I said I could only work until 5 instead of 5:30 (as that is the shop closing time) because I lived in the country and the last bus went at 5:10. She even offered me an electrical fire place and a bottle of champagne for my new flat...which ill get to in a few minutes.  The ladies at the woollen mill were shocked I was leaving early but were also understanding and even excited for me. I worked out my months notice and it made for a nice ...

    An Incredible Festive Season

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

    13 photos

    ... two. We rang in the new year with lots of hugs and kisses and a raucous round of old lang syne. It was an amazing way to see you the 2014 and see in 2015 surrounded by new people in a new place. The next thing I knew it was 4 AM and I decided to head home. DRUNK. Very Very Drunk... just like every other year, lol. I didn't wake up on New Years Day until 10:30 and that was to be sick to my stomach....ugh... a situation that continued until 2 in the afternoon, even after having ...

    Shorter days mean bigger decisions

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

    1 comment, 8 photos

    ... and i'll be able to watch online tv shows. The download speed is slow but atleats its something right?!? Look out for me being online more as of the 19th of November. Now if you've been paying attention you may be wondering why i'm getting internet if i'm due to come home in less than 6 weeks. Well i've spent a lot of time thinking about whether I should go home or not. I would really like to go home, since I miss home, I miss my family and I miss my friends. Its hard ...

    What a day on Orkney

    A travel blog entry by deirjohn on Jul 21, 2013

    5 photos

    ... made when returning from Hawaii where he was killed. All interesting stuff, and this is typical of what I mean about so much involved in what we saw today. We spent two hours here. Load up the bus again we're off to The Earl's Palace at Birsay, but that was in ruins and not that interesting it was built by Robert Stewart, the illegitimate sone of James V in the mid 1500's. From there we blew across the causeway to the Broch of Birsay. The beach and ...