WE ARE OPEN at Self Catering Orkney and look forward to welcoming guests to one of our 5 self-catering houses in Stromness and Kirkwall. We are pleased to confirm that COVID-19 precautions will be in place where required.

2 Earl Thorfinn Cottage is situated a 5-minute walk to Kirkwall town centre but still in a quiet little area with free parking. Features one double bedroom and a twin bedroom, kitchen and living room comfy leather sofa and oak furniture and a newly fitted Kitchen and shower room/ bathroom A stroll down the road to many coffee shops, cafes, pubs, and restaurants and it's only a few minutes walk to “William Shearer’s” general stores which offer a huge variety of whole foods, locally baked bread, cakes, milk, fresh “Orkney” fish and meat.

Excellently located in the centre of Kirkwall, which is the largest town situated in the heart of the Orkney mainland and therefore a fantastic base from which to explore Kirkwall's historic sites, St Magnus Cathedral, Earls Palace, Scapa beach, Highland Park, and Scapa Whisky Distillery, or just a 20 minutes drive and you are in the heart of Neolithic Orkney, Skara Brae, Masehowe, Standing Stones of Stenness or head to the East Mainland of Orkney to the Italian Chapel, Churchill Barriers from the WW2 and lots more.

Also with regular boat trips daily from Kirkwall harbour to the outer North isles of Orkney, you can explore places such as; Westray, Papa Westry, Eday, Stronsay, Wyre, and Shapinsay.

We also have 3 self-catering houses for holiday let in Stromness and one other house in Kirkwall, 27Buttquoy Park, check out our website for more details and prices www.selfcateringorkney.com

  • Hairdryer available
  • Bed linen provided on request - free or hire
  • Towels provided on request - free or hire
  • Television available
  • Broadband
  • WiFi
  • Non-smoking establishment
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • "Garden for resident's use"
  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • Short breaks available
  • "Twin/double room(s) available"
  • Garden for resident
  • "garden for resident's use"
  • short breaks available
  • Non-Smoking Establishment
  • Private Parking