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"Bishops Palace" Top 5 Page for this destination United Kingdom Off The Beaten Path Tip by margaretvn

United Kingdom Off The Beaten Path: 420 reviews and 440 photos

The Bishops Palace is a 12th century haal-house which was later altered a lot, with a round tower built by Bishop Reid in 1541 -48. The notorious Patrick Stweart, Earl of Orkney, built the adjacent Earls Palace between 1600 -1607
In kirkwall on the A960
Tel: 01856 871918
Open: in the summer only

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jan 11, 2004
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