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Our self catering apartment in Palace, Orkney is the ground floor of our home, The Old Manse. In the 1970's the building was faced with grey harling which typical of that period in Orkney. We have now replaced this with a lime-plaster covering, more typical of 18th century Scottish buildings. An earlier Blog posted in October 2018 shows the building work in progress. Our Old Manse was built in 1761 as home

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We still have a few vacancies at Annie's Place this spring, including Easter week. You can choose to arrive as soon as the afternoon Monday 15th April and stay up until morning of 23rd April.  Spring is a beautiful time in Orkney with birds and seals along the shores of Birsay Bay and the Brough, and daffodils and other spring flowers appearing along the verges and gardens.The photos below are

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Started planning your spring holiday break for 2019? Hopefully these pictures will tempt you to come to Annie's Place on Birsay Bay. These photos taken today, showcase the wonderful sea path walk from our self catering apartment doorstep. Guests love to walk to the garden wall, through the gate and onwards to the Brough of Birsay, the Whalebone, and the Northside Cliffs along The St Magnus Way. Come and stay with

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