Featured Destination

January 2020: Get Fit on the North York Moors

January is the traditional month for regretting the excesses of December and promising yourself and others that this year you are definitely going ...More
More Uk destinations

Information

County Town: Kirkwall
Population: 19,480
Area: 382 sq miles
County Reviews
Rather interesting Orkneys facts
Orkneys weather
Visitor reports
Your opinion of Orkneys
Famous Dates
Famous People

Self-Catering in Orkneys | Orkneys Directory

Kirkwall
Broad Street Gardens Apartments & Townhouse
Mackays Holiday Cottages & Lodges

Brit Quote:
A poet can survive everything but a misprint. - Oscar Wilde
More Quotes

On this day:
California Gold Rush Begins - 1848, Battle of Spion Kop - 1900, Beatles Sign for Epstein - 1962, Winston Churchill dies - 1965
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages