Theme Parks, Farms and Wildlife Parks in Kirkwall
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. Sunny days and delicious food and drink.
Orkney’s main industry is agriculture, so children will delight in seeing fields full of sheep, cows and horses. There are farm museums where you can see how farms were run in the past – children will be enthralled by the sheep, hens and geese roaming around! If you arrive early in August, you can go to an Agricultural Shows where children can see prize animals and climb onboard and ‘drive’ (stationary) tractors!
Exhibits Marine Life found in the waters of Orkney and the Scottish coast in addition to offering a unique opportunity to see and understand some aspects of the Marine environment, the strange creatures and the way man uses the sea for fishing and aquaculture.
Fernvalley is the most northerly wildlife centre in the UK, located in the stunning Orkney Islands in the far north of Scotland. The centre specialises in offering a safe, loving, forever home to animals that have been abused or abandoned. We also take in surplus animals that are looking for new homes from zoos and wildlife centres.
Corrigall Farm Museum is a traditional ‘but and ben’ laid out as a typical Orkney farmhouse and steading in Victorian/late 19th century period. The site has a working barn, grain kiln, horse-drawn machinery and livestock, making an interesting visit for children and adults. A traditional peat fire helps to recreate the atmosphere of times gone by.