Findlays Holiday Cottage in Orkney, Scotland

From $62 / night

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Description from the owner

  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 6

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 1

Sleeps: 6

Type: Cottage

Findlays Holiday Cottage in Orkney, Scotland

A comfortably furnished stone built holiday cottage on the north shore of Scapa Flow, with fine unspoilt views south over the Flow and west to the hills of Hoy.

The cottage was converted in 1998 from traditional croft buildings to provide a unique environment for family holidays in one of the Orkney mainlands most popular parishes.

The cottage is equidistant from Kirkwall and Stromness and is a mile from the south isles ferry terminal of Houton. With excellent walking country in the Orphir hills, and a short drive to Maeshowe, the Ring of Brodgar and the Standing Stones, the cottage provides a perfect base for exploring the mainland and south ...Read more

About the owner

James and Diana Halcro Johnston

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  • Overall rating
    5.0 / 5.0 based on 29 reviews

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Findlays Holiday Cottage in Orkney, Scotland
Orphir, Scottish Highlands & Islands, Scotland

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Additional Location Information

The cottage is situated on the north shore of Scapa Flow in open farmland and about 500 yds from the sea shore. There is a coastal walk along the cliff top to the Orkneyinga Saga Visitor Centre in the one direction and to the open sands of Swanbister Bay in the other. There is extensive walking in the Orphir hills at the back of the cottage.

Within Orphir Village there is a post office and a pub serving food most evenings of the week. For food shopping it will be necessary to drive the 10 miles to Kirkwall, where there is a selection of supermarkets and other food shops, or to Stromness.

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Rural retreats, Waterfront

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