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Westslate is one of three luxury apartments at Self Catering Orkney in Stromness: beautifully finished, modern, spacious, peaceful location, within walking distance of town centre, en-suite bedrooms. Free WiFi, private parking, winter offers

Westslate is a stylish 4-star self-catering apartment at Innertown situated in the historic fishing town of Stromness.

Master king bedroom with en-suite and walk in wardrope, twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower, spacious open plan kitchen/living room with cream sofa, walnut and glass furniture, 42" smart TV.

Stromness is the second largest town located in the west mainland of Orkney, where the Northlink ferry, the Hamnavoe, docks.

Stromness is a small fishing town steeped in history and has a character of its own. Wander along the cobbled streets and browse through the shops full of Orkney crafts, artwork, designer jewellery and knitwear, pottery. Or relax in a coffee shop or bar or treat yourself to a meal in one of the many restaurants that use locally sourced ingredients: Orkney meat, fish, lobster, scallops, cheese, ice-cream to name but a few.

Westslate is one of three luxury purpose-built 4-star apartments, spacious, stylish and beautifully finished and situated in a peaceful location but still, just a 10 mins walk down to Stromness town centre. With Orkney’s famous Neolithic sites only a 15 minute drive away and Kirkwall only 25 minutes away, you are close to: Skara Brae, which is 800 years older than Stonehenge, Maeshowe, Ring of Brodgar, Standing Stones of Stenness, the more recently discovered Ness of Brodgar which is still being excavated each summer, and the Pier Arts Centre.

Be amazed at the extensive species of birds including puffins, corncrakes and hen harriers and superb free brown trout fishing, with a choice of a different loch around every corner. There is a shed that may be used to store fishing gear and bikes (available to hire nearby).

Or take a 30-minute boat trip to the island of Hoy and walk up to visit 'The Old Man of Hoy' standing at 137m, Europe's tallest sea stack.

We also have 2 self-catering holiday houses for hire in Kirkwall, check out our website for more information and availability:

  • Ensuite bath and/or shower room(s) in self catering unit
  • Hairdryer available
  • Bed linen provided on request - free or hire
  • Towels provided on request - free or hire
  • Television available
  • Broadband
  • WiFi
  • iPod docking station
  • Non-smoking establishment
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • DVD player available
  • CD player available
  • Private parking
  • Garden for resident's use
  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • Short breaks available
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