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Kirkwall Cruise Reviews

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Review for Viking Venus to Norwegian Fjords

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Knyght1
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The Ring of Brodgar is the main attraction in the Orkney Islands. While the Ring is impressive, it is younger than Stonehenge. Other standing stones in other locations, however, pre-dated Stonehenge. The guide overall was good but not terrible informative about the Ring of Brodgar, whose purpose is unknown. Still, it was worthwhile seeing the stones which remain standing. There are also ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Review for Queen Victoria to Baltic Sea

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Yorkshire Mike
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Brilliant island, port authorities not up to much ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Review for Emerald Princess to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Rachand
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Stayed in the little town - yes free shuttle! Limited but we enjoyed our walk around ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Review for Ambience to Europe - British Isles & Western

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tring
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This is a lovely Old city and I found this port particularly interesting as my father had been stationed here during the war as an anti-aircraft gunner. Sadly the main museum was closed, but we did visit the Wireless Museum where I was able to get some information and purchase a map of the gunning locations. We also went into The Earl's Palace and The Bishop's Palace which have a charge to ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Review for Anthem of the Seas to Baltic Sea

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custard75
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Surprising little gem, didn’t look much from the Ship but lovely small area to walk around it all. overly church and museum. ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Review for Celebrity Silhouette to Europe - All

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GeeJayUK
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Much easier getting off the ship, we took the coach trip to see the Churchill Barriers in Scapa Flow and the Italian Cathedral. The landscape in Orkney is more agricultural, with very few trees, but the historical aspects made up for the scenery. ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Review for Norwegian Spirit to Europe - British Isles & Western

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RosieErickson
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

My favorite port of the trip. Visited Skara Brae, stone circles, and the Italian Church. ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Review for Norwegian Spirit to Europe - British Isles & Western

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johnlindaburdick
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

While the Middleton Distillery (Scapa) and the Italian Chapel were wonderful, the frustration was that we were on a schedule. We were on a bus for over an hour before we got to a place that I would have loved to have stopped and experienced - standing stone circle that predated Stone Henge - but we had to keep going because we were held to a schedule to be at the chapel at a certain time. ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Review for Marella Explorer to Baltic Sea

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GFJM
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Loved this place- went on an excursion to Skara Brae and Skall House- very interesting then enjoyed walking round Kirkwall ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Review for Zhao Shang Yi Dun (Viking Sun) to Europe - British Isles & Western

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phillro5
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Great local craft shop on shore right before boarding ship. Lovely Scottish ladies sometimes knitting their wares right there. ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


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