Stromness Hotel

Pier Head, Stromness, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland, KW16 3AA, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on Pier Head, Stromness, is near Pier Arts Centre, Earl's Bu, The Viking Centre, and Dwarfie Stane.
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    Travel Blogs from Stromness

    Orkney Islands

    A travel blog entry by rerowand on Aug 09, 2014

    ... The ring is surrounded by a large circular ditch or henge. We walked the entire circle before retuning to the bus. Our next tour was of the Orkney Brewery. They specialize in ales. Here we were split into two groups, one for the 30 minute tour and the other to eat. We had the tour first. The guide explained the process and passed around jars of the ingredients to smell and taste. We then switched and sat down for lunch. We were given three ...

    Journey to Thurso

    A travel blog entry by rerowand on Aug 08, 2014

    ... and about local geography and the history of County Caithness. There was a very interesting exhibit about a local baker named Robert Dick, who was also a famous geologist and botanist. The last exhibit was a rotating exhibit in the art gallery. Shades of Oslo, here was another multimedia display of weird videos. On the way back to the hotel, we stopped for ice cream. We then relaxed and unpacked for our two night stay ...

    Orkney

    A travel blog entry by simoncole on Jul 02, 2014

    15 photos

    ... Boyne dates from 3,200 BC and must have been part of a civilization considerably more sophisticated than we imagine.

    The trip to Skara Brae and the Ring of Brodgar was on an open top bus. IT WAS BLOWING A GALE on the upper floor where we were sitting. Good job it wasn't raining as well. We ended up in Kirkwall where we spent a few hours visiting various medieval sites and the excellent ...

    A Day in Stromness

    A travel blog entry by seacastle on May 15, 2014

    2 comments, 95 photos

    ... guy who is lying on his side in St. Magnus Cathedral) who was quite an arctic explorer, among other things and seems to be honored all over Orkney.

    Then we stopped at Maeshowe visitor center, which may have been an old mill, on the way back. Going into the mound, which is a chambered tomb, entails ...

    The Orkneys at last!

    A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi on Sep 10, 2013

    95 photos

    ... sticks out so far into the sea that the ferry travels with it just off the starboard side for ages. Raymond had told us to sit on the starboard side for the best view of Hoy, which is the only mountainous island in the Orkneys (and that not very mountainous, more high soft hills; the Shetlands are apparently much more like the Faroes) and so we ensconced ourselves in two comfy seats and watched the highest sea-cliffs in Britain proceed slowly past. Higher than Lord Howe, we ...