Orkney Distilling’s new distillery and visitor centre opens in Kirkwall

Orkney Distilling’s new artisan distillery and visitor centre officially opens in Kirkwall this week, creating a major new tourist attraction for the islands. Two years in the planning, the new facility - which has created six local jobs - represents…

Celebrate Orkney’s gardens this summer

Although breathtakingly beautiful, Orkney might not immediately seem like the ideal place to pursue gardening as a serious hobby. Apart from our salty maritime air, it frequently gets a bit breezy here, with little by way of natural shelter to…

Orkney tourism businesses gather for annual conference

Orkney’s annual tourism conference takes place in Kirkwall’s Pickaquoy Centre this week, with over 400 local businesses invited to attend the flagship event. The focus of this year’s conference - organised by Orkney Tourism Group (OTG) – will be on…