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It is a relief for us that in these stressful and uncertain times, we can look out our window and feel the calming effect of the beautiful seascapes which are a tonic for us here in Palace, Birsay. Even although there are, as yet, no recorded cases of people in Orkney being infected with Covid19, Robin and I are taking the required hygiene precautions for our own safety. We are also

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Stormy seas are causing havoc around many parts of Britain thanks to Storms Dennis and  Ciara..... but on Birsay Bay the waves have mostly been less violent and quite beautiful to watch than in other parts of UK. Nevertheless, the rocks on the beach, the areas of sand and the seaweed deposits have been greatly altered by the on-going power of the sea. I have included photos below, and interested

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Our guests at Annie's Place all tell us why they love staying here. Their list includes history, archaeology, walking, bird watching, natural history, festival attendance, island hopping, fishing.... and just relaxing in the peace and calm! In personal comments and in online reviews  our guests highlight why they have so enjoyed Annie's Place and the hospitality we provide. They also detail their favourite places  and activities easily available from Annie's Place. History is

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