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Day 4 - Your week in Orkney This day, go back to Skaill Bay which you glimpsed on the way home to Annie's Place from Stromness. Visit 19th century St Peter's Kirk on the shore, with its tiny Sabbath School room, situated right underneath the minister's pulpit - how to keep the peedie bairns quiet in church on a Sunday ?  Now walk along windswept, sand covered Skaill Beach to give yourselves

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Day 3  - Your week in Orkney - An Outing to Stromness From Annie's Place at Birsay Palace, travel south past Boardhouse Loch and Twatt, then turn sharp right to the old shipping port of Stromness; but on the way, branch off to Yesnaby headland, where you can walk as far as your legs can take you over dramatic cliffs, surging waves, geos and stacks, with wild flowers beneath every step,

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Day 2 - A Sunny Summer Sunday Take a short walk to The Brough of Birsay - you saw it yesterday on arrival at Annie's Place. Here you have two options: If the tide is right (consult tide tables published weekly on the public notice board at our village Car Park) then walk over the causeway to the island which is under care of Scottish National Heritage for its Romanesque church and even more

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