Christmas on Hoy

Hoy is always magical but at Christmas, well, magic is in the air especially for the children. At the moment it may be a bit snowy and chilly but when it clears parents and wee ones are mesmerized by the Northern Lights in the sky and for those of you a bit far from Orkney you can see them on Aurora Watch and the Aurora Group. Music is everywhere with fiddles, and bagpipes. If you stop by the tree lighting outside St. Magnus Cathedral you can enjoy the Kirkwall Bagpipe Band. Two special trees arrive each year all the way from Norway in celebration of the twinning relationship and the ancient history Orkney and Norway share. The second tree is placed within the Cathedral where visitors can

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