The view from St Magnus Cathedral

St Magnus Cathedral dominates Kirkwall just as the Vikings who built it originally intended. If you ever get the chance to go on one of the limited capacity escorted tours up to the top then I thoroughly recommend that you do. The views are wonderful.

The view from St Magnus Cathedral - photograph (c) 2016 David Bailey (not the)

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