Orkney Guide Book:
Self Catering Accommodation


References: Bed & Breakfast - Hotels

 
Atlantis Lodges, FINSTOWN  KW17 2EH

Tel (01856) 761581, Fax (01856) 875361
website  www.orkneyislands.com/atlantis/
Self-contained apartments at water’s edge.  Breath taking views. Wildlife, swimming close by.  Midway between Kirkwall and Stromness.  Open all year.  Bus nearby.  Ferry 7 miles, airport 10 miles.  STB **** SELF CATERING, 13 lodges, 1-2 bedrooms (all en-suite).

Mrs M Bain, Twiness, WESTRAY   KW17 2DE  Tel (01857) 677319
Modernised cottage close to lovely sandy beaches.  Ideal location for peaceful holiday.  Birdlife and seals nearby.  Open all year.  Ferry 2 miles, airfield 9 miles.  Weekend let available, STB **** SELF CATERING, 3 bedrooms.

Mrs H Balfour, Rennabreck, RENDALL, Orkney KW16 Tel (01856) 761479
Modern, spacious, homely semi-detached house in quiet rural area with lovely views of the sea and North Isles.  Open all year.  Bus 2 miles,  ferry 13 miles, airport 16 mile.  3 day lets available (Octr to March).  STB *** SELF CATERING, 3 bedrooms.
 
Mr A Barthorpe, 12 South End, STROMNESS, Orkney KW16 3DJ Tel (01856) 850258 Fax (01856) 851455
e-mail  tim@hafnavagr.demon.co.uk
website www.hafnavagr.demon.co.uk/
This three bedroomed bungalow is conveniently located only a short distance from the town centre and offers views over Stromness Bay and beyond.  Open all year.  Bus and ferry 0.5 miles, airport 16 miles.  STB Awaiting Inspection, 3 bedrooms.

Mrs NS Bichan, Swanbister House, ORPHIR, Orkney KW16 2RB Tel (01856) 811212/261
Recently modernised cottage on working beef and sheep farm.  Views of Scapa Flow and use of own sandy beach.  Open all year.  Ferry 11 miles, airport 10 miles, bus 0.5 miles.  STB ** SELF CATERING, 2 bedrooms.

Ms N Charlton, Berstane House, ST. OLA, Orkney KW15
Tel (01856) 876277 Fax (01856) 876757
Two spacious flats in large Victorian House which overlooks Berstane Bay.  Just outside Kirkwall in private woodland, quiet location, ideal for birdwatching.  Bus 1 mile, ferry 14 miles, airport 3 miles.  Open all year.  STB Awaiting Inspection, 2 bedrooms.
 

Mrs J Craigie, Hall of Clestrain, ORPHIR, Orkney KW16 3HB Tel (01856) 850365
e-mail jeancraigie@compuserve.com
Modern cottage recently refurbished on working farm overlooking Hoy.  Six miles from Stromness, twelve miles from Kirkwall.  Small garden.  Short walk from beach.  No pets.  Open all year.  Bus 3 miles, ferry 6 miles, airport 12 miles.  STB ** SELF CATERING, 2 bedrooms.

Mrs S Davies, New Breckan, Harray, Orkney KW17 2JR  Tel (01856) 771233/771266
Modern semi-detached cottage in open countryside. Conveniently situated for sightseeing & fishing. Close to local amenities. Open all year. Bus nearby, ferry 8 miles, airport 15 miles.  STB ** self catering, 1 Bedroom.
 
Mrs C A Davidson, North Rendall, Papa Westray, Orkney KW17 2BU  Tel/Fax (01857) 644246
Cottage at the South end of the small island of Papa Westray with panoramic sea views. 10 min walk from pier and airport.  Self catering - 3 bedrooms

Mr S Gray, Neviskerry, Scapa, ST OLA, Orkney KW15 1SD Tel (01856) 874124
e-mail   scapa@orkneyholidays.com  
The Auld Smokehoose www.orkneyholidays.com/smoke self-contained superior accommodation in the heart of Kirkwall.  Relaxing atmosphere.  Courtesy airport transfer, car hire arranged.  Open all year.  2 days let available.  Bus 400m, ferry 200m, airport 4 miles.  STB **** SELF CATERING, 2 bedrooms.

The Scapa Lodge www.orkneyholidays.com/scapa four star cottage on the shores of Scapa beach. King size bed, twin beds and fold down sofa bed sleeps up to six. Whirlpool bath, internet access and all mod cons. Large garden area with barbeque and garden furniture. contact Karen and Bill Johnstone, at above address.

Mrs MA Fox, Craebreck House, HOLM, Orkney  Tel (01856) 781220
Large farmhouse with excellent views to the Southern Isles, Scapa Flow and Hoy.  Five miles from Kirkwall.  Brochure available, STB *** SELF CATERING, 4 bedrooms.

Mrs L Hagan, Skaill, WESTRAY  KW17 2DN
Tel (01857) 677226
Comfortable semi-detached farm cottage overlooking Skaill beach which is safe for swimming.  Plenty of seals, birds and other wildlife with Primula scotica close by.  Open all year.  Ferry 10 miles, airport 500m.  Weekend let available.  STB ** SELF CATERING, 3 bedrooms.

Mr J Holmes, 42 Eglinton Road, ARDROSSAN  KA22 8NQ  Tel/Fax (01294) 467642
e-mail   misitu@globalnet.co.uk
Hope Cottage, East End, St Margaret’s Hope, South Ronaldsay.  Small traditional seaside cottage with creature comforts. Superbly situated at water’s edge overlooking St Margaret’s Hope.  Open all year.  Bus nearby, ferry 7 miles.  STB ** SELF CATERING, 1 bedroom.

Mr & Mrs N MacLeod, Lochend, STENNESS, Orkney  Tel (01856) 851003 Fax (01856) 850610
Newly refurbished flat with en-suite bedrooms.  Roof garden overlooking Stenness Loch.  Fishing 100m, hotel 200m, licensed grocer 20m.  Open all year.  Bus nearby, ferry 4 miles, airport 15 miles.  STB **** SELF CATERING, 2 bedrooms.

Mr Macrae, Skaill House, SANDWICK, Orkney  KW16 3LR
Tel (01856) 841501  Fax (01856) 841668
e-mail janette@skaillhouse.freeserve.co.uk
A wing of a 17th century mansion house overlooking the spectacular sandy beach of Skaill Bay.  Skara Brae, Visitor Centre and Cafe close by.  Open all year.  Bus nearby, ferry 7 miles, airport 18 miles.   STB * SELF CATERING, sleeps 6.

R&A Manson, Suilven, TANKERNESS, Orkney KW17 2QU Tel (01856) 861296
e-mail  orcadia@bigfoot.com
website www.orcadia.freeserve.co.uk
Horrie farmhouse, comprises two spacious units, surrounded by owner’s farmland.  Children’s play area.  Kirkwall 6 miles, ferry 21 miles, airport 2 miles. Cot available, brochure available. Open all year.   STB ** SELF CATERING, 2-3 bedrooms.

Mrs S Moore, 9 Alfred Street, STROMNESS, Orkney KW16 3DF Tel (01856) 850817
Semi-detached modern bungalows.  Rural setting overlooking Scapa Flow and Stromness.  Swimming pool, golf course and fishing lochs nearby.  Open all year. Bus ½ mile, ferry 1½
miles, airport 15 miles.  Weekend let available.  STB ** SELF CATERING, 2 bedrooms.

Mrs Phyllis Norquoy, Biggings, DOUNBY, Orkney   KW17 2HR  Tel (01856) 771340
Group of 4 modern chalets on edge of Site of Special Scientific Interest.  Own bird hide.  One chalet is suitable for disabled.  2 miles from Dounby, bus nearby, ferry 12 miles.  Open all year, minimum 2 day let.  STB *** SELF CATERING, 2 bedrooms.

Mrs L Spence, Quoynamoan, STENNESS, Orkney, KW16 3HH Tel (01856) 761630
Farmhouse annex on working farm, with excellent views of Harray and Stenness Lochs.  Open April to
October.  Bus nearby, ferry 5 miles, airport 12 miles.  STB ** SELF CATERING, 2 bedrooms

Mrs S Towrie, Odinsgarth, SANDAY, Orkney KW17 2BN Tel/Fax (01857) 600347
Comfortable bungalow in quiet, secluded location.  Very close to sandy beach.  Ideal for birdwatching, seals and occasionally otters.  Open all year.  Ferry 3 miles, airport 7 miles.  Weekend let available.  STB ** SELF CATERING, 3 bedrooms.

Mr D Work, Greenfield, Carness Road, ST OLA,
Orkney KW15  Tel/Fax (01856) 873235, Mobile 0860 611347
Former farm cottage, recently renovated and fully modernised.  Approx 1½ miles from Kirkwall town centre.  Ample parking, quiet location. Ferry 2 miles, airport 4 miles. STB *** SELF CATERING, 2 bedrooms.

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