Smaller than I'd imagined but very beautiful. History surrounding this is explained inside and out. £3 per adult entry . Really impressive and beautiful surroundings.
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This is an amazing visit, not only because of its beauty but also because of the story of Italian POW's who worked for years building the "Churchill Barriers" between Orkney mainland and several outlying islands, but also because of the truly inspiring story of men...More
I could not believe the craftsmanship achieved by looking for what could be salvaged from around this location. It is a work of art dedicated the faith of these men
While Orkney is known for its archaeology and ancient monuments, it also contains a much more modern attraction which should not be missed. During World War ll, Italian prisoners of war were brought to Orkney to work on the Churchill Barriers, a group of causeways...More
Built by Italian POW's this chapel is in converted nissan huts, the painting inside is amazing, ingeneous use of what was available to make lights etc. Well worth a visit.
This attraction only costs 3 pounds to get in and is well worth a visit. Two back to back Nissan huts were converted into an Italian chapel by Italian prisoners of war who helping to build the Churchill Barriers. Everything is hand painted, you would...More