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Puffins are the most popular birds for holiday makers to Annie's Place. Everyone hopes to see them on the Brough of Birsay and we were very successful a few nights ago, crossing immediately on the turn of the tide when the tidal path had only about an inch of seawater covering it. Puffins were clearly visible on the cliffs and not perturbed by the late disturbance of our visit. Our grandaughters

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Now that we are into June, Robin and I are working hard to prepare our garden for this year's Orkney Garden Festival. Due to storms at the end of June during the past two summers, the date of this year's trail when Annie's Place garden will be on view to the public, is now in July; on Sunday 14th. If you are able, then please pop in. In the June issue

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We highly recommend that guests at our holiday rental on Birsay Bay walk north-east up the St Magnus Way towards Costa Hill.  On a glorious day there can be few better viewpoints on Orkney. The photos below say it all!   Clear view to Brough of Birsay   Panoramic view looking south-west View of Coastline cliffs and caves   Fulmars challenging one another for the best nesting spot   Exciting Sea waves   Westray on left skyline with Costa Hill and the

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