Best Things To Do in Kirkwall, United Kingdom

Whether you're visiting Kirkwall for a few days or are a localite, Kirkwall is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Kirkwall. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Kirkwall. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Kirkwall. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Kirkwall keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Kirkwall listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Kirkwall which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Kirkwall will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Kirkwall recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Kirkwall

Here is the list of things to do in Kirkwall and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Kirkwall

    Tags: Town

    Address: Scotland

    Kirkwall is a lovely town in Scotland. Capital of Orkney, this bustling town is a must-visit for its ancient churches and buildings. This is a small group of islands blessed with exquisite natural beauty. The first mention of Kirkwall can be found in the eleventh century and it also has the St Magnus Cathedral which was built in 1137. Coming to...Read more
  2. Scottish Natural Heritage

    Tags: Hiking Trail

    Address: 54-56 Junction Rd, Kirkwall KW15 1AW, UK

    The perfect blend of different species of flora and fauna at Scottish Natural Heritage is enough to enjoy a tremendous connection with nature. There are a lot of incredible landscapes where you are sure to enjoy wildlife along with hiking in the beautiful nature trail. You will be delighted with the availability of all kind of habitats at Scotti...Read more
  3. Peedie Kirk, Kirkwall URC Church Image
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    Tags: Church

    Address: Palace Rd

    Google Reviews
    Catherine Kirk

    Fantastic ,warm and very welcoming people

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  4. Kirkwall Marina Image
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    Address: Shore St, Kirkwall KW15 1LG, UK

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    Mark Craig

    Beautiful place to visit. Gorgeous views of boats and the harbour. Walkable from downtown Kirkwall. Very convenient to hotels...

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  5. Churchill Barriers Image
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    Address: A961, Orkney KW17 2RZ, UK

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    Phang Jun Wei

    Really interesting bridge connecting the small Orkney Islands! There is a nearby airbase so you get to see planes take off occa...

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  6. St Magnus Cathedral Image
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    Tags: Church

    Address: Broad St, Kirkwall KW15 1NX, UK

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    Jo Bell

    Really lovely place and not as I expected inside. Built with high, vaulted ceilings and tall pillars, the church was in stone. ...

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  7. Kirkwall East Church Image
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    Tags: Church

    Address: Kirkwall KW15, UK

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    Calum Mackenzie

    Fantastic location for a small lecture using the community room which is available to the public to book and use.

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  8. St Magnus International Festival Image
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    Address: 60 Victoria St, Kirkwall KW15 1DN, UK

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    Christine Davies

    Attend every year most enjoyable programme.

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  9. Orkney Wireless Museum Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: 1 Junction Rd, Kirkwall KW15 1LB, UK

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    Rebecca Patterson

    I'm not that into museums (or wirelesses) but this place is fantastic. Knowledgeable and enthusiastic volunteers showed us some...

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