Woodwick House

Woodwick, Evie, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland, KW17 2PQ, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Evie

Catherine leaves Orkney

A travel blog entry by catherinemoldau

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... climes. As I boarded the 1600 flight to Edinburgh a cold wind bit into my hatless head. From the plane I saw the highest peaks in the Cairngorms are now snow covered.

I'm familiarising myself with travel pod. I think I've just uploaded a photo. Ha ...

Go East

A travel blog entry by muggie

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... the side chambers. They have placed some 'fake' skulls in one of the chambers and it is a bit eerie to look at them through the bars that have been placed in front of the low opening. I took some 'Kid' photos and when I went back outside and there was Marney sitting patiently waiting for me on the top of the mound. As soon as I said 'let's go' she got up happily and followed me back along the track to the bronze age house and again waited patiently while I wandered and took ...

Neolithic Orkney is Awesome

A travel blog entry by muggie

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What an interesting day. I had porridge, salmon, poached eggs, toast and tea. Feeling very full but knowing this was my only meal today I wobbled out to the car for the early morning trip to Skara Brae. This village is the most complete neolithic settlement in Europe today. It is older than the Pyramids and Stonehenge. Dates are between 3100BC - 2500BC. This makes the settlement 5000 years old! I'm really young! :) The inhabitants seem to have ...

The Orkneys at last!

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi

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... well as being well-informed, and we passed a pleasant twenty minutes or so chatting to him.

Nearby is the manor house of the man who discovered Skara Brae, now also in the care of Scottish Heritage. This is preserved as it was in the 1950s and was quite interesting but not in the same league at Calke Abbey.

Now it was time to get ourselves a bed for the night. We had talked about it earlier, but were so keen to see all the sights before the rain which is promised ...

Rousay: Egypt of the North

A travel blog entry by mylifesjourney

Rousay is a small island just a few miles north of Mainland, Orkney. It has been called the "Egypt of the North" because of the large number of prehistoric sites found on the island. Only about 200 people call the Island their home, but it is a popular tourist site because of its archaeological importance. We visited just a few of the hundreds of sites on the island where even today most of the sites have yet to be excavated and researched by archaeologists. ...

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This hotel, located on Woodwick, Evie, is near Italian Chapel, Broch of Gurness, and Cubbie Roo's Castle.
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