Tour Scotland Self Catering Holiday Cottage Recommendations Orkney Islands

Tour Scotland self catering holiday cottage recommendations on the Orkney Islands, Scotland.

Harray's Hoose and Peedie Harray's are two semi-detached cottages overlooking Harray Loch, central to the West Mainland of Orkney. The cottages are exceptional renovations of traditional stone-built Orkney croft houses. Perfect for romantic getaways, the one bedroomed cottages are cosy and comfortable. Dogs welcome by prior arrangement please. Multi-fuel stoves in the lounges add to the relaxed homely atmosphere. Both have private outside garden spaces with stunning views over the loch. Harray Loch is famous for trout fishing, there are fishing boats for hire at nearby hotel, or else you can just walk down to the loch shore. Cottages are also well placed to explore our local archaeological sights, Brodgar, the newest dig that is causing excitement with archaeologists the world over.

2 The Noust is a 1 bedroom cottage in the picturesque village of St Margarets Hope. The property consists of downstairs a fully fitted kitchen and living area with a sofa bed. Upstairs is the bedroom with king size bed and separate w/c shower room. Free wi/fi. There is ample free parking outside. The property is less than 1/2 mile away from the ferry that goes to Gills Bay and 7 miles from the John O Groats ferry and on the bus route which has a regular service to Kirkwall and Stromness. The village of St Margarets Hope has shops, pubs, post office, fish and chip van and award winning restaurant. There is a 9 hole golf course, tennis court , bowling green, 2 play parks and a fitness suite all within walking distance of The Noust. There is ample free parking available.

Cunningair has 4 double bedrooms and can comfortable accommodate 6 but can sleep up to 8. Ideally situated on the outskirts of Kirkwall, you will be staying in the perfect accommodation centrally located for travelling all over Orkney. A great base for your travels throughout Orkney. all of our accommodation is within walking distance of Kirkwall town centre, St Magnus Cathedral, the Bishops and Earls Palaces, Tankerness House Museum, the Orkney Library, Highland Park and Scapa Beach. Wideford Hill and Waulkmill Bay are only a short drive away.

Harbour Cottage
sits less than 5 minutes from gorgeous Aikerness Sands in the village of Evie.The cottage offers quaint, cosy and well equipped accommodation. The kitchen in newly fitted and stocked with everything you might need. The cottage comfortably sleeps four people. There's a lovely master room with a king-sized bed and a bright twin - both with sea views. There's also a peedie en-suite shower room and a family bathroom as well as a comfortable sitting room and a sunny conservatory. The garden looks towards the sea and unlike many gardens in Orkney has a lovely sheltered area to the front. In addition, there is a washing machine, dishwasher and free wi-fi.

Sherwood Cottage is a traditional 2 bedroom stone cottage in a small village 3 miles from ferry terminal of St Margaret's Hope. Downstairs accommodation compromises large kitchen/diner, lounge with log burning stove, family bathroom and large room for storing wet outdoor clothes/boots etc. Upstairs has large double room with ensuite shower room and a twin room with dressing room/nursery off. Parking for one car on driveway and plenty additional parking on street outside. Very large enclosed garden. Burray Village has a hotel with bar/restaurant serving meals, a shop stocking essential items and a public bus stop to St Margaret's Hope (3 miles), Kirkwall (10 miles) and Stromness (26 miles) all within 5 minutes walk. Tourist attractions nearby include the Fossil café and heritage centre, Tomb of the Eagles, Italian Chapel, Churchill Barriers, Hoxa Tapestry Gallery.

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