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Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve


Marwick Head is a spectacular seabird city, with breath taking views along the Orkney coastline.

The headland is dominated by the Kitchener Memorial, built in 1926 to commemorate WWI Minister for War, Lord Kitchener. He died onboard HMS Hampshire along with 736 men when the ship hit a mine just a few miles offshore from Marwick Head on 5th June, 1916, enroute to Russia.

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