As Columbus sails anticlockwise around the UK you'll have the chance to see historic Kirkwall in the Orkney Isles
, Portree on the Isle of Skye, colourful Tobermory on Mull and lovely St Mary's in the Scilly Isles, and short detours to the Irish capital and across the Channel to Amsterdam and Honfl eur.
Before they moved to the Orkney Isles
, James Haddow's wife Tereena owned which former Saltburn chocolate shop?
With around 15 other veterans, Alan left Falmouth in Cornwall at the start of August for the eight-week voyage, navigating the UK's coastline and visiting places such as Liverpool, the Orkney Isles
The crew left Falmouth in Cornwall at the start of August for the eight-week voyage, navigating the UK's coastline and visiting places such as Liverpool, the Orkney Isles
Hordes of cruise-ship travellers are destroying the peace of the Orkney isles
Mortgages director, Bank of Scotland, Nicola Noble, commented "The Orkney Isles
have once more scored very well in our Rural Quality of Life Survey, especially the highest employment rate and lowest number of burglaries.
The QE is coming from Kirwall in the Orkney Isles
and the QV from Guernsey.
Informants: gender and locality Ingressive Informants interviewed encountered (b) Locality (a) Male Female Male Female Birsay (Mainland) 1 3 2 Egilsay 1 Firth (Mainland) 1 Harray (Mainland) 1 (2) (c) (1~2) (d) Holm (Mainland) 2 (e) 3 (f) 1 (e) 1 (f) North Ronaldsay 5 6 (g) 3 (g) Papa Westray 1 1 Sanday 4 3 1 Shapinsay 2 (h,i) South Ronaldsay 1 1 (j) (2) (k) 1 (j) Stron say 5 10 1 4 Westray 1 (l) 1 TOTAL 21 31 (33) 2 13~14 (14~15) Notes: Figures in parentheses include the two female interviewers (a) Although most informants were local to the particular area in question, a few had resided in more than one locality within the Orkney Isles
On one occasion at Kirkwall airfield on the Orkney Isles
a single gull held up the take-off of a plane when it stood in the runway and refused to move despite the plane speeding towards it at around 100 miles per hour.
Some 5,000 rams from across Britain will be sold on the day but none will have travelled further than the 12 tups from the Cursiter's Laga Flock on the Orkney Isles
The sheep from the Laga Flock on the Orkney Isles
travel the furthest among the 5,000 sheep across 20 or so breeds.
Each Lot will require pan Scotland delivery (although Scottish Water reserves the right to award on a geographical basis) and will exclude the Western, Shetland and Orkney Isles