Kirkwall on Foot






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Walking tour from Kirkwall Harbour to St Magnus Cathedral, and the Bishop’s and Earl’s Palaces.
  • Enjoy leisure time in picturesque Kirkwall

  • Tour the interior of St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall and learn about its 850-year history

  • See the Bishop’s and Earl’s Palaces, once belonging to Earl Patrick Stewart

  • Visit Orkney Museum, browse the shops, and stroll back to your ship at your leisure

Viking walk

Depart with your guide from the picturesque harbour in Kirkwall. Stroll along the ancient shoreline that dates to when the town was first founded by the Vikings. Visit St Magnus Cathedral, a beautiful red and yellow sandstone building which dominates the skyline of Kirkwall. Next, see the neighbouring Bishop’s and Earl’s Palaces. Your walking tour ends at the Orkney Museum.

Practical information

  • Language: English.

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes.

  • Walking information: This is a walking tour and guests will be walking for the majority of the duration of the tour.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

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