Activities and Family Activities in Kirkwall
Things to do in Kirkwall
Kirkwall is the centre of Orkney in many different ways. Lying on the narrow neck of land on which East and West Mainland meet, almost all roads linking the two pass through the town. It is also the point from which ferries depart for all the northern isles except Rousay.
Enjoy a family day out in Kirkwall, with different things to do whatever the weather. Explore green spaces, laser tag and play centres.
There’s so many opportunities to get outside and exercise, whether it’s cycling, walking, Kirkwall is a haven for local people or visitors looking for something exciting to do with friends and family. Take a look at different things to do regardless of season or budget.
Kirkwall and Orkney are brilliant holiday destination for families with lots of places to interest both adults and kids. These northern islands offer a natural and safe landscape, with a unique heritage, fascinating history, wildlife everywhere you turn.