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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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You'll find that empty vessels make the most sound - John Lydon (Johnny Rotten)
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Battle of St Albans - Wars of the Roses starts - 1455, James I’s Bargain Baronets - 1611, Littleport’s Bread or Blood Riot Begins - 1816, Britains worst Rail Disaster - 1915, Burgess and Maclean Defect - 1951, Abbeystead Disaster - 1984, Murder of Lee Rigby - 2013
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