Kirkwall

Kirkwall is Orkney’s capital, that status emphasized by its magnificent St Magnus Cathedral which dominates this fine old town of narrow streets lined with tall gabled houses, its attractions including the ruins of two ancient palaces, and a little more heart-warmingly its two distilleries... Read More

Kirkwall Events

January
The Ba'
March
Scarecrow Festival
April
Orkney Ceilidh Weekend
June
Orkney Fine Wine Festival
August
Kirkwall Sailing Regatta
Orkney International Science Festival
Riding of the Marches
The County Show
September
Orkney International Science Festival
Orkney Middle Distance Triathlon
December
The Ba'
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Hotels in Kirkwall - 5 places to stay

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Albert Hotel

Albert Hotel
The Albert Hotel is a contemporary hotel located in the town centre of Kirkwall within Orkney. The hotel is a Visit Scotland 3 star rated hotel. Kirkwall is one of Orkney's 2 main towns and ... More | visit website

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Mackays Holiday Cottages & Lodges

Mackays Holiday Cottages & Lodges
The largest selection of holiday homes in Scotland, from simple croft cottages to magnificent country houses. Also flats available in historic Edinburgh. Full colour brochure available featuring self-catering properties throughout Scotland and the Islands to ... More
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Broad Street Gardens Apartments & Townhouse

Broad Street Gardens Apartments & Townhouse
Broad Street Gardens Apartments & Townhouse offer new purpose built self catering accommodation situated in the centre of historic Kirkwall. Built in a former townhouse garden between the beautiful Tankerness House Gardens and Kirkwall Town ... More | visit website

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Sands Hotel (9.56 miles)

Sands Hotel

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Four star recently upgraded character building situated along the shore of Scapa Flow in Burray village. All rooms are en suite overlooking the beach and pier where local fishermen work.

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Merkister Hotel (10.59 miles)

Merkister Hotel

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Situated on the shores of Harray Loch, the Merkister hotel stands in its own grounds in the most wonderful location, commanding impressive views of this famous loch and its surroundings. ... More

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West End Guest House (10.70 miles)

West End Guest House

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Situated on Mainland Orkney,we provide luxurious bed and breakfast accommodation for the discerning traveller. Our town centre Sea front Guest House is in the centre of St Margarets Hope, (Orkneys ... More

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Seaview Hotel (24.06 miles)

Seaview Hotel

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We are a small family run hotel in the far North of Scotland with breathtaking views of the Pentland Firth and Orkney Isles. We are only 300 yds from Orkney ... More

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Castle Arms Hotel (25.67 miles)

Castle Arms Hotel

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The Castle Arms Hotel is a former 19th Century coaching inn, situated 8 miles from John O'Groats, in the village of Mey. It is the earest hotel to Gills Ferry to ... More

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Castletown Hotel (31.09 miles)

Castletown Hotel

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Ideally located to explore all that Caithness has to offer, this small, family-run hotel is close to both Thurso and Wick and only minutes from the Castle of Mey. The perfect venue ... More

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Greenland House (31.10 miles)

Greenland House

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Six bedrooms - four with en suite · Centrally heated and fully double glazed · Colour TV and tea/coffee making in all rooms · High quality Scottish or Continental Breakfast ... More

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Sinclair Bay Hotel (31.51 miles)

Sinclair Bay Hotel

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A small family run hotel with comfortable rooms, tv and coffee making facilities in all rooms. We serve a wide range of food in our restaurant, & real ale behind the bar. ... More

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Ferry Inn (33.33 miles)

Ferry Inn

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This is the sister Hotel of the Weigh Inn, which now offers 9 newley refurbished non-smoking en-suite bedrooms, boasting uninterrupted views over The Pentland Firth to the majestic Orkney Islands. ... More

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Cladach at Pentland Firth Cottages (33.40 miles)

Cladach at Pentland Firth Cottages

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Spectacularly located overlooking the turbulent waters of Pentland Firth, and just 20 yards from a lovely sandy beach, these recently refurbished and very comfortable fishermen's cottages offer ... More

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