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Via House, Sandwick, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3JF

    As well as offering Peatfire Tales evenings, which offer an insight into Orkney Folklore, John and Lynn and now proud to offer Guided Walks through Stromness. Stromness is a waterfront town with a rich history.

    Two walks are offered - the Stromness Town Walk, begins at Stromness Ferry Terminal and walks through the main street. Subjects covered include - the history of the town, Stromness's connection with Hudson's Bay, local characters of the past and much more.

    The Guided Coastal Walk, begins at Stromness Museum and walks out of the town, along the West Shore to Ness Battery. Subjects overed include the Wartime Heritage of Stromness, the natural history of the coastline and the wartime history of Scapa Flow.
     
    All walks are suitable for those of a reasonably fit condition, and we are happy to adapt our tours for those with specific interests. All guided walks are reasonably priced, and we offer concessions for groups.
     
    John and Lynn are qualified yellow badge Scottish Tour Guides and we hope that our enthusiasm for Stromness, a distinctive town with character and beauty, shines through!
     
    Tours take place daily - Morning, Afternoon and Evening - please contact us to avoid disappointment!
    Opening Times
    Opening times 2014
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

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    • Stromness Heritage Tales - A) Guided town walk and  B) Scapa Flow History and Wartime Heritage - A guided coastal walk - group offers - for groups of 6 people or more 25% discount

      An evening of storytelling - Peatfire Tales of Orkney - Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £30 and B)  Groups of 10 or more 10% discount

      The Orkney Folklore and Storytelling Centre entrance - Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £10

      Island Tales and Ales - An evening of Orkney storytelling in the still room whisky bar - The Stromness Hotel - A complimentary Orkney ale, Orkney whisky or glass of wine with every ticket

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