Fishing in Orkney

Scotland boasts some World class fishing and the Islands of Orkney are no exception. The easy to access lochs provide some of the finest Brown Trout in Britain.  The season runs from 15th March to 6th October inclusive and competitions are held throughout the year. Lochs in Harray, Boardhouse, Hundland, Swannay, Stenness, Skaill and Kirbister […]

Museum exhibition highlights Orkney boats

The latest exhibition in Orkney highlights the importance of the small fishing boat to the Orkney community. ‘Salt in the Blood: Orkney and the Sea’ looks at the role of small, traditional boats around Orkney through first-hand accounts from the people who used them. The exhibition, at the Orkney Museum, Tankerness House, Kirkwall, runs throughout […]