Pocket Rough Guide British Breaks Orkney (Travel Guide eBook)


This expert-curated guide book to Orkney shines a spotlight on a more unusual British city break, with a wealth of practical information on what to see and do. Each area or neighbourhood featured in this Orkney travel guide is explored in-depth with detailed coverage of the points of interest, shops, restaurants, cafes and bars on offer. Excursions to surrounding areas give plenty of options for those looking to enjoy a longer stay. This Orkney guide book has been fully updated post-COVID-19. The Pocket Rough Guide to ORKNEY covers: Stromness and around, West Mainland, Hoy, Kirkwall, East Mainland, Lamb Holm, Burray, South Ronaldsay, Rousay, Egilsay, Wyre, Westray, Papa Westray, Eday, Sanday, Stronsay, North Ronaldsay, Shapinsay. Inside this travel guide to Orkney you will find: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER Experiences selected for every kind of trip to Orkney, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Stronsay to family activities in child-friendly places, like North Ronaldsay or city breaks in popular tourist areas, like St Magnus Cathedral. INCISIVE AREA-BY-AREA OVERVIEWS Covering Stromness and around, West Mainland, Hoy, Kirkwall, Wyre and more, the practical ‘Places’ section of this Orkney travel guide provides all you need to know about must-see sights and the best places to eat, drink, sleep and shop. TIME-SAVING ITINERARIES The routes suggested by Rough Guides’ expert writers cover top attractions like Tomb of the Eagles and Maeshowe, and hidden gems like Old Man of Hoy and Castle o’Burrian. DAY-TRIPS Venture further afield to Westray or Egilsay. This travel guide to Orkney tells you why to go, how to get there, and what to see when you arrive. HONEST INDEPENDENT REVIEWS Written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, our expert writers will help you make the most of your trip to Orkney. COMPACT FORMAT Packed with pertinent practical information, this Orkney guide book is a convenient companion when you’re out and about exploring Skara Brae. ATTRACTIVE USER-FRIENDLY DESIGN Fresh magazine-style layout, inspirational colour photography and colour-coded maps throughout this Orkney travel guide. PRACTICAL TRAVEL INFORMATION Includes invaluable background information on how to get to Orkney, getting around, tourist information, festivals and events, plus an A–Z directory.