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3 Luxury apartments in stromness beautifully finished, modern, spacious, peaceful location, walking distance of town centre, en-suite bedrooms. Free WiFi. Private parking, Winter offers.
also 1 cottage in Kirkwall.

Sandstone, Granite and Westslate are stylish 4 star self-catering apartments at Innertown situated in the historic town of Stromness. Stromness is the second largest town located in the west mainland of Orkney, where the Northlink Ferry, “The Hamnavoe” docks. Private parking, Unlimited Wifi, en-suite bedrooms, 1- or 2-bedroom self catering.

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.

Three luxury modern, purpose-built 4-star apartments, spacious, stylish and beautifully finished holiday accommodation, 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 minutes’ drive away, Skara Brae dates 800 years older than Stonehenge! Maeshowe, Ring of Brodgar, Standing Stones of Stenness and the newly discovered dig at the Ness of Brodgar, Pier Arts Centre to name but a few, with Kirkwall 25 mins drive away.

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 which may be used to store fishing gear and bikes (available to hire nearby)

Or take a 30 minutes boat trip to the island of Hoy and walk up to Visit 'The old Man of Hoy' standing at 137m, makes it Europe's tallest sea stack.

Earl Thorfinn Cottage is our other accommodation - a beautiful cottage located in the vibrant and bustling town of Kirkwall, the capital of Orkney. Kirkwall is the island's largest town and with great bars, cafes, restaurants, shops, heritage and culture, you'll be eager to visit and experience its charm.

The Earl Thorfinn 2-Bedroom Cottage, with Parking, Wifi located in the centre of Kirkwall 5 minutes’ walk from town is simply a beautiful and relaxing place to stay. The cottage is situated in a quiet little area and is also an excellent base in which to explore the many surrounding attractions. Here at the Earl Thorfinn cottage, you can discover Highland Park Whiskey Distillery, St Magnus cathedral, Earls Palace, The Orkney Museum, Italian Chapel and much more right on your doorstep.

Sandstone, Granite, Westslate and Earl Thorfinn Cottage ( makes a perfect place from which to switch off, wind down and experience the quieter pace of life that an Orkney Self-catering holiday offers, but still have all the amenities a stone’s throw away!

  • "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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