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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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Things to do and see during your stay at Annie's Place, Birsay Day 1 Saturday Arrival Landing at St Margarets Hope (Pentland Ferries) or Stromness (Northlink Ferries) or Kirkwall Airport, drive via Dounby to the NW coast of Mainland Orkney, counting the trees as you go! All roadsigns point to Birsay.....naturally, for you are driving to the ancient Capital of the Orkney Isles......the village of Palace, seat of the Earls of Orkney, where

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At Annie's Place, for all our summer season self-catering guests, we thought you might like to have our suggestions of the best places to visit in Orkney on each day of your holiday. Each week during March-April 2016, Annie's Place blog will take you through a day-by-day visit to places easily reached from our accommodation at Palace on the NW tip of Mainland Orkney. But first, let's introduce you to Palace,

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