Dog Friendly Day Out in Scotland

The Bishop's Palace and Earl's Palace

A dog friendly day out in Orkney, Northern Scotland.

Northern Scotland

Telephone: 01856 871918
Telephone: 0131 668 8800

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Key Info:
In Kirkwall on the A960. Grid reference HY 448 108. Free on-street parking adjacent.

The earliest visible parts of the Bishop’s Palace date to the 12th century. The imposing round tower was added to the hall-house about 1550 and further modifications were made around 1600. It has been described as the most accomplished piece of Renaissance architecture left in Scotland.

Opening Times:
Visit Historic Scotland's website for details.

Dog Restrictions:
Dogs are permitted in the grounds if kept on a leash. They are not permitted in roofed buildings. Owners are asked to be sensitive to the effect of their dogs on others, esepcially children. Poop scoops are available from the steward at staffed sites. Please clear up after your dog.

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