SUNDAY 20 OCT
OPTIONAL DAY TRIP NESS BATTERY / CHURCHILL BARRIERS / ITALIAN CHAPEL / ORKNEY FOSSIL & HERITAGE CENTRE, BURRAY
A full day is planned to give delegates the opportunity to experience how deeply embedded the history of Scapa Flow is within the Orkney landscape.
This tour, with expert guide Andrew Hollinrake, takes in the evocative site Ness Battery and its remarkably preserved mural before heading off on a bus tour of Scapa Flow down to the poignant Italian Chapel, across the striking Churchill Barriers to the Orkney Fossil & Heritage Centre in Burray for lunch, and to view their displays on Scapa Flow and the building of the barriers.
Place are limited to 32
Cost £40 this includes entry to all locations and lunch
(not part of the conference fee)
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09:00: Coach departs Stromness Ferry Terminal Car Park
09:15: Coastal walk & tour of Ness Battery
10:45: Tour through Orphir & Scapa Flow
12:00: Italian Chapel
12:30: Tour of Churchill Barriers
13:00: Lunch at Orkney Fossil & Heritage Centre
14:00: Time for exploring the centre
15:45: Arrive back in Stromness
Please see links to our tour destinations below:
Your guide Andrew Hollinrake is an archaeologist, military historian and tourist guide; he was part of the Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology (ORCA) team that conducted the historical research and archaeological survey of Ness Battery in 2010, and completed his Scottish Tourist Guides Association Yellow Badge (Stromness Town Walk and Ness Battery) qualification in 2010 and STGA Green Badge (Orkney) guide in 2013.
images: locations Rebecca Marr / portrait of Andrew Hollinrake Orkney.com
SUNDAY 20 OCT EVENING
CONFERENCE DINNER, STROMNESS HOTEL
Cost is not part of the conference fee.