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Orkney Isles Travel Information

Hire - ztown Orkney is a group of islands situated a few miles off the north-east tip of mainland Scotland.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches ztown Orkney Isles - Travel by coach - Scottish Citylink Coaches Ltd. Also The Orkney Bus in partnership with John O’Groats Ferries. The last part of your journey is by sea, with a choice of sailings from Aberdeen and Scrabster, Gills Bay or John O’Groats in Caithness.

www.citylink.co.uk

www.jogferry.co.uk

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Air - ztown Air - flights from the major British mainland airports. Kirkwall is about 90 minutes from both Edinburgh & Glasgow, 45 minutes from Aberdeen and 30 minutes from Inverness. www.ba.com. www.loganair.co.uk.

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Travel by Car

Car Hire - ztown Orkney Isles - Car Hire - There are various ways to travel around the island. Car hire. www.orkneycarhire.co.uk.

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Cycling

Cycle Hire - ztown Orkney Isles - Cycle Hire - There are various ways to travel around the island. Cycle hire - email cycleorkney@btconnect.com

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Ferries - ztown Orkney Isles - Ferries - www.pentlandferries.co.uk. www.northlinkferries.co.uk. www.jogferry.co.uk.

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Sport

Sport Orkney Isles - Sport - Kirkwall Golf Club, Grainbank, Orkney KW15 1RD. About 1mile west of Kirkwall. Tel: 01856872457. Stromness Golf Club, Ness, Stomness, Orkney, KW16 3DU. Tel: 01847 893807. Sanday Golf Club, Sanday, Orkney KW17 2BW. Tel: 01857600341.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Orkney Isles - Entertainment and attractions - ST MAGNUS CATHEDRAL, Kirkwall, is one of Orkney's most magnificent landmarks. In the centre of Mainland, Orkney Isles. The Old Man of Hoy is a sandstone rock stack rising close to the sea about 450 feet high, and is considered to challenge the most experienced climbers. Hoy is an island in the west of the Orkney Isles. The Phoenix Cinema, Pickaquoy Centre, Kirkwall. Tel: 01856 879900. There are two theatres in Orkney - Orkney Arts Theatre, Mill Street, Kirkwall. Tel: 01876 872047. Gable End Theatre, Lyness, Hoy, Orkney. Tel: 01856 791200. Orkney Marine-Life Aquarium, Orkney. Tel: 01856 831700.

ST MAGNUS CATHEDRAL, Kirkwall

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Other information Orkney Isles - Other information - The Pier Arts Centre, Victoria Street, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AA. Tel: 01856 850209. Stromness Museum, 54 Alfred Street, Stromness, Orkney KW16 3DF. Tel: 01856 850 025. Maritime History. Stromness is on the west coast of mainland Orkney Isles. Kirkwall Library. Stromness Library. Orkney Museum, Tankerness House, Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DH. Tel: 01856 873191.

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