St Magnus Cathedral

St Magnus Cathedral is situated in the town of Kirkwall, the main town of the Orkney Islands. This magnificent cathedral, a fine example of Romanesque architecture, dominates the skyline of the town.

Founded in 1137 by the Viking, Earl Rognvald, the cathedral was added to over the following 300 years and even has its own dungeon! It is known for being the most northerly cathedral in the British Isles and is a parish church of the Church of Scotland.

Open all year round to the public.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 7.3℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (S)
Thursday, Dec 01rain
Expect a temp in the range 7.4℃ to 7.9℃ with wind speed 7.5 m/sec (SSE)
Friday, Dec 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 9.4℃ to 9.6℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (S)
Saturday, Dec 03rain
Expect a temp in the range 7.8℃ to 8.1℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (SSW)
Sunday, Dec 04partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 6.7℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (SE)
Monday, Dec 05cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.3℃ to 5.2℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, Dec 06rain
Expect a temp in the range 6.1℃ to 7℃ with wind speed 1.5 m/sec (NW)

Mainland weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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