Orkney Attractions

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

    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.


    A Guided Town Walk (STGA qualified) - Stromness Heritage Tales

    “Stromness is a ballad in stone.

    It has its own legends & lore...

    most of them sea-salted.”

    George Mackay Brown

    Explore the old pier & hidden closes, listen to the Stromness Maritime heritage & town history, discovering the local seafaring characters from the last 400 years. Meeting point outside Stromness VisitOrkney information centre


    A Guided Coastal Walk (STGA qualified) - Scapa Flow History & Wartime Heritage Walk


    Walk along the West Shore path from the Stromness Museum, stand at the North West Entrance of Scapa Flow where natural beauty meets Island history. Discover the wartime heritage of these North Atlantic Islands from the Napoleonic wars through to the Second World War. Photograph Hoy, the High Island & Graemsay, the Green Island. Meeting point Stromness Museum, Alfred Street.



    Both tours £7 per person, approx 1.5 hours duration.

    Tours daily, booking essential call/email 01856 841 207 / peatfire@orkneyattractions.com


    Opening Times
    Opening times 2016
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

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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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