West End Hotel

Address: 14 Main St, Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 14 Main St, 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

      ... is slow but at least it's 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. It's hard to make friends here since everyone ...

      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 ...

      Scenery and wildlife tour

      A travel blog entry by seacastle on May 14, 2014

      2 comments, 92 photos

      ... kicked in and it got pretty cold. We visited a smithy museum and the gal there said she was sure glad the heat wave (60) we had yesterday was over! They had an old washing machine. Every year the kids have a ploughing contest and dress up in these costumes as part of it.

      Great day! ...

      Amazing History

      A travel blog entry by lifelearner on May 10, 2014

      1 comment, 41 photos

      ... is one time the breath was just about sucked out of me. This city is the capital of Orkney. It is so old and full of history and just lovely with all the stone buildings.

      The famous Magnus Cathedral is beyond proper words to describe it. The outside brickwork is magnificent. I will see the ...

      Around Mainland

      A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi on Sep 11, 2013

      90 photos

      ... teacher said they were out: just smiled, and came over to where the "out"players were waiting, and then clapped enthusiastically for the final winner. We couldn't help wondering whether competitive little Aussies wouldn't have whined and argued, "I was there before Timmy, and Mary wasn't rubbing her head properly!"

      We then had time for one museum, either the Museum of Orkney, which would doubtless have been big, clean, professional and well organised, or ...