Brinkies Guest House


Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3JN

    Presenting spectacular views over Graemsay, Hoy, Hoy Sound and Scapa Flow and Flotta; Brinkies Guest House is also surrounded by an abundance of wildlife.


    Brinkies Guest House  

    For nature lovers early Spring sees the return to the pond of hundreds of frogs making their way to where they were brought up.  Returning home on a dark March night can be la bit of an obstacle course dodging these frogs heading to the pond – I’m sure they must have sat nav?!! Late Spring sees the meadow pond at Brinkies Guest House full of Frog Spawn and eventually thousands of Tadpoles turn into Common Frogs. A pair of Mallard Ducks return every year and in June/July their healthy brood use the pond as their favourite play area. The short eared Owl is often seen in the evening on the hunt for its supper. An elegant Grey Heron also frequents the pond at various times throughout the year. With many species of flowers within walking distance, it’s a botanist’s paradise.  For the photographer there is an array of subject matter.


    Orkneys Brown Trout Fishing is one of the finest in Britain, with lochs easy to access, and free!  There are 7 main lochs and the Brown Trout Season runs from the 15th March to the 6th October for more information visit:


    The main attraction for visitors to Orkney is its ancient history. From the Stone age to the Picts and Vikings the island The have so many sites of archeological interest. If you want to see prehistoric villages, ancient tombs, ruined palaces and standing stones, then this is the place to come.  Orkney is also recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. There is a saying “if you scratch the soil  on Orkney it bleeds archeology".


    4 Bed and Breakfast
    Taste Our Best
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    Opening times 2016
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Double/twin/family room
    £37.50 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double/twin/family room (single occupancy)
    £60.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Single room
    £50.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

    My rates for B & B from the 1st May 2014 are: Double room £37.50 pppn Twin Room £40 pppn Single Room £50 Single Occupancy £60

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


    • Evening Meal By Arrangement
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available Kettle and hospitality tray in rooms or waitress served in lounge on request.

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals can be provided, but will be prepared in a kitchen that is used for preparation of food containing nuts.


    • Internet Access


    • Island Location
    • Rural Location
    • Sea/Loch View IN ALL BUT ONE ROOM

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers Feather duvets/pillows in rooms - please advise of synthetic alternative required.
    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome Special rates for any group wishing to book the whole Guest House.
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Single Travellers


    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Cot Available


    • Bath Ensuite
    • Electric Shaver Point No shaver points available but adapter available on request.
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities Available on request.
    • Laundry Service Available Guests can have clothing washed and dried on request.
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • Radio Television has radio channels.
    • Satellite / Cable TV Televisions have built in Free View.
    • TV In Room
    • Television
    • WiFi Code available on request.

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • No credit cards accepted


    • Cycle Hire Nearby Local Cycle Hire available less than a mile away.
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Private Parking

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bedrooms with no fitted carpets available
    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath with shower
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 3


    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance

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

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