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St Magnus Cathedral
Kirkwall Orkney © Kirkwall Walking Tours

The Town walk and Cathedral tour

From £15 per adult

Departure days

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January — December

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Starts at the harbour, following the narrow, winding streets, that made up Kirkwall’s medieval coastline. Then get a guided tour around the magnificent 12th century St Magnus Cathedral. The tour ends in the beautiful Tankerness House Gardens.

The Town walk and Cathedral tour, starts at the harbour, moving up through the historic City and Royal Burgh of Kirkwall. You will follow the narrow, winding streets, that made up Kirkwall’s medieval coastline, listening to stories of the notorious Pressgang and of Orcadian wedding traditions. Hear about the fearsome Kirkwall Ba Game, that divides the town in half, at Christmas and New Year. Then get a guided tour around the magnificent 12th century St Magnus Cathedral. The tour ends in Tankerness House Gardens, with the story of Orkney’s very own Pirate Gow.

Contact details

Kirkwall Walking Tours
Upper Breckquoy
Holm
ORKNEY
UK
KW17 2SD
Starting
Kirkwall Orkney
Length
2
Hours
Transport
Walking
Type
Small Group (1-16)
Languages
English
Themes
History

Tour prices

From

  • £15 Per Adult
  • £15 Per child
  • £15 Concession
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Prices are subject to change depending on season

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Kirkwall Walking Tours

I offer Kirkwall Walking Tours along with tours of all archaeological sites on the Orkney Mainland, as a ‘step on guide’ in your own, or a third party vehicle. COVID 19 Tours are compliant with current regulations and you may be required to wear a mask at some sites. Please ask when booking.

Opening times

Jan - Dec
7 days a week

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