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County Town: Kirkwall
Population: 19,480
Area: 382 sq miles
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Dounby
Click Mill
Eday
Sui Generis Gallery
Egilsay
St Magnus Church
Evie
Broch of Gurness
Hoy
Hackness Martello Tower and Battery
Kirkwall
Bishop's and Earl's Palaces
Highland Park Distillery
St Magnus Cathedral
Tankerness House
The Bishop’s Palace and Earl’s Palace
Tormiston Mill
Stenness
Maes Howe
Stromness
Skara Brae and Skaill House
Westray
Noltland Castle
Orkney Faerie Museum
Pierowall Church
Westray Heritage Centre
Westside Church
Wyre
Cubbie Row’s Castle & St Mary’s Chapel

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I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me. - Winston Churchill
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On this day:
Charles I beheaded - 1649, Cromwell’s Corpse Executed - 1661, First Lifeboat launched - 1790, Winston Churchill's Funeral - 1965, Beatles Rooftop Finale - 1969, Bloody Sunday - 1972, First Newsnight - 1980
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