Buxa Farm Chalets and Croft House

Self Catering

Buxa Farm Chalets, Orphir, Orkney, KW17 2RD

    Three Norwegian style semi-detached wooden chalets and recently renovated larger croft house situated off the A964 between Houton and Stromness in Orphir. Rural setting with stunning views of the Hills of Hoy and Scapa Flow. Abundant wildlife.


    Jan -March 2015 SPECIAL OFFER
    Stay three nights for only £225
    in one of our cosy chalets!



    Waterfront property on 20 acres of unspoilt land with stunning panoramic views of Hoy. The croft house and chalets are situated on land that is under the Rural Stewardship scheme to preserve bird life.  There is a bird hide on the property to observe birds up close on the pond. Abundant wildlife can be viewed from the accommodation windows. 

    A children's playpark adjacent to the croft house provides hours of play for young ones. A dedicated walk with gates at top and bottom has been developed giving easy access to the shore without having to climb over barbed wire. Secure storage for bicycles and camping and fishing gear. 

    Central location to all tourist attractions. Open all year. Children Welcome.  No smoking or pets. 

    4 Self Catering
    Children Welcome Cyclists Welcome Walkers Welcome Mobility difficulties
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Bookings are from Saturday to Saturday. Short breaks are available with minimum stay of three nights during off-peak season.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Buxa Farm Chalet Unit 1
    £600.00 per unit per week
    Buxa Farm Chalet Unit 2
    £600.00 per unit per week
    Buxa Farm Chalet Unit 3
    £600.00 per unit per week
    Buxa Farm Croft House
    £725.00 per unit per week

    Prices range from £375 to £725 a week depending on the time of year and whether a chalet or the croft house is booked. Short breaks are available except for the months of June, July and August for a minimum of three nights and start at £225 for chalet and £350 for the croft house depending on the time of year. £50 for each additional night added.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Chalet
    • Cottage


    • Children Welcome First Accommodation Provider to receive the VisitScotland Children Welcome award!
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Outdoor Play Area Swings, climbing wall, slide and tower


    • Disabled Access
    • Internet Access Free WiFi
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Coastal Location
    • Island Location
    • Property On Farm
    • Rural Location
    • Sea/Loch View
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Senior Citizens


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles The Noust in Orphir. Tel: 01856 811298


    • Bunk Beds
    • Covered Drying Facilities Available
    • Dishwasher
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove In croft house only
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shared Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Toilets
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV Lounge
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • No credit cards accepted


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Parking

    Public Transport Directions

    By Ferry:

    From Stromness: When departing the ferry in Stromness:  Turn right upon departure from the ferry parking lot onto the A965 taking you towards Kirkwall.  Turn right at A964 signposted to Orphir. Continue for approximately 5 miles and Buxa Farm Chalets is signposted on the right. Go to the end of the road and take a left at next signpost. Approximately 15 minutes.

    From Kirkwall:  When departing the ferry in Kirkwall:  Turn left upon departure from the ferry parking lot and head through industrial park (taking you towards Kirkwall) to junction,  take left and then 1st turn right at Mills Filling Station and follow road to traffic circle, take right at traffic circle.  Take another right at the A964 Orphir road and stay on for about 20 minutes passing through small village of Orphir and uphill past Houton Ferry Terminal. Buxa Farm Chalets is signposted on the left. Go to the end of the road and take a left at next signpost.

    From St. Margaret’s Hope:  When departing the ferry from St Margaret’s Hope follow signs to Kirkwall. You will pass Highland Park Distillery on the right when entering Kirkwall, follow the road around and then take left at the A964 Orphir road (signposted) and stay on for about 20 minutes passing through small village of Orphir and uphill past Houton Ferry Terminal. Buxa Farm Chalets is signposted on the left. Go to the end of the road and take a left at next signpost.

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by a ramp or lift :
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to a public toilet
      • to one or more bedrooms
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There is a ramp to the main entrance


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with a ramp
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bedrooms with no fitted carpets available
    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath with shower

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

    YouTube Panoramic Tour of Buxa Farm Chalets & Croft House
    Accommodation Special Offer
    Valid 3 Nov 2014 to 30 Apr 2015

    Short Breaks available off peak season November 2014- April 2015.  3 Night minimum stay starting at only £225.

    Contact directly for availability and tariff.

    Food & Drink offer

    Free bottle of wine and delicious Orkney Fudge on check-in.

    Stay & Play Golf Offer

    New 9 hole Putt Putt Course at Buxa Farm Chalets.  Putters and golf balls supplied.  Free of charge to all residents.

    Accommodation Special Offer

    Stay for two weeks or more and receive 10% discount off your total booking.

    Accommodation Special Offer
    Valid 30 May 2015 to 6 Jun 2015

    Due to a cancellation we now have a chalet available for one week commencing 30th of May.  Offering 10% off normal £575 rate for last minute booking. 


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