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Earl's Palace
Kirkwall Orkney © Kirkwall Walking Tours

Town Walk, Cathedral and Palaces Tour

A partire da £25 per adulto

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Gennaio — Dicembre

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You will start at the harbour, following the narrow, winding streets, that made up Kirkwall’s medieval coastline. Then take a tour around the magnificent St Magnus Cathedral. You will then go on to visit Kirkwall’s two palaces (Admission included).

The Town Walk, Cathedral and Palaces 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.

You will then go on to visit Kirkwall’s two palaces (Admission included). Firstly, the Bishop's Palace, the construction of which begun in the 12th century, at the same time as St Magnus Cathedral. Finally you will move on to the early 17th century Earl's Palace, which in its’ day, was one of Scotland's finest Renaissance buildings. You will hear stories about its’ builder the tyrannical Earl Patrick Stewart, whose nickname was ‘Black Patie’. The tour ends in Tankerness House Gardens, with the story of Orkney’s very own Pirate Gow.

Partenza
Kirkwall Orkney
Durata
2
Hours
Transporto
Walking
Tipo
Small Group (1-16)
Lingue
English
Temi
History

Prezzi dei tour

A partire da

  • £25 Per adulto
  • £25 Per child
  • £25 Sconto
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I prezzi sono soggetti a variazioni a seconda della stagione

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Informazioni sulla compagnia

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.

Orari di apertura

Jan - Dec
7 days a week

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