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Enquiries for holiday accommodation at Annie’s Place are starting early this year, including five repeat visits from last summer’s guests. People have been asking us about what they can find in our patch of Orkney Mainland: History, archaeology, bird watching, fishing, walking, relaxing! Well…….history is on your doorstep, as the Earls Palace, built by First Earl of Orkney, James Stewart (half-brother of Mary Queen of Scots) is the view from your sitting room window, while The

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Winter storms and six-hour daylight in Orkney may be your impression of the Northern Isles in December but, at Annie’s Place, never was it so far from the truth than this Christmas time. While much of Scotland and the North of England has been suffering continuous rainclouds and floods, here we are, at Palace in Birsay, on 29th December with warm sun shining through the windows, and calm seas out

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Welcome to new visitors to our Annie’s Place website and this blog. Greetings to previous visitors who may notice that over past days I have been adding new photos and an availability search button which leads to the online booking pages provided by freetobook! Making these additions has not proved an easy task for me as I am self taught in matters digital, and at various times the PC has narrowly avoided being thrown

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