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This season has been a very positive one for Annie's Place with all guests reporting positively on the quality of our accommodation, and all that is available for holiday-makers around Birsay and wider afield in the Orkney Isles.  We have been delighted with all the guests' comments in our Visitors Book over the past two and a half years since start-up.  In 2016 the direct booking system has automatically sent

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Saturday  Already its time to pack up to catch the boat home ! And you realise you have not managed to visit..........The Tomb of the Eagles, Shapinsay Castle, The Gloup, The Earls' Palace in Kirkwall, the World War II Twatt Airfield Control Tower, or Happy Valley at Bluebell time......yes, as the photo proves, there are a few trees in Orkney!! You still had to go out for a trip on an Orkney

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Day 7 - The Italian Chapel. Friday is your last full day at Annie's Place, so start early along the Kirkwall road, then on down towards South Ronaldsay and across The Churchill  Barriers  You will come to The Italian Chapel situated on the small island of Holm. There you can have a glimpse of a very special place where Orcadians and Italian prisoners of war came together to create a place

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