Things to do in

Kirkwall

Enter your dates to find available activities

Frequently asked questions about Kirkwall

What top attractions are a must-see in Kirkwall?

The must-see attractions in Kirkwall are:

See all must-see sights in Kirkwall

Other Sightseeing Options in Kirkwall

Want to discover all there is to do in Kirkwall? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Kirkwall

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 56 reviews

Fab trip, fab scenery and attractions and even fab weather on the main day. But what made it even more enjoyable was Kev, our driver and guide, who maintained a truly warm and pleasant ambience throughout with his good humour and patience, wit and wisdom. Kev is a veritable fount of knowledge and he delivers it with such a light touch that you never feel it's TMI. His personal anecdotes and local folklore add a further dimension to what is a truly spectacular and memorable trip. Thanks Rabbie's and Kev.

A very well organised trip , in a comfortable coach and with a very well informed driver, passionate about his home island, who kept us passengers engaged with his facts, figures and explanations. We visited the key places expected with good time slots to get a flavour of the history and life of the island. The boat trip across can be a little rough, but our day it was perfect. Possible sighting of cetacea was not to be for us sadly.

This tour is good value, the bus driver/tour guide was very friendly, helpful and informative. The Orkney Islands have an interesting history, the Neolithic Villge was spectacular.

Great crossing on the ferry,then the bus trip took us around the islands with the driver being a very good driver as well as tour guide, all in all a very enjoyable day.

Great trip, coach driver really informative and friendly. Very organised and plenty of time at places of interest. Amazing views. Highly recommend.