Findlays Cottage

Self Catering

The Breck, Orphir, Orkney, KW17 2RD

    Findlays Cottage is a comfortably furnished stone built cottage on the north shore of Scapa Flow, with fine unspoilt views south over the flow and west to the hills of Hoy. It has two double bedrooms and can accomodate upto six people.

    The cottage has been  converted from traditional croft buildings to provide a unique environment for family holidays in one of the Orkney mainlands most popular parishes. Situated on the north shore of Scapa Flow and surrounded by six acres of open farmland, the cottage has fine views south across the Flow to the south isles and west to the hills of Hoy.  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 isles.

    Gradings
    3 Self Catering
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    1
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Findlays Cottage
    £332.50 per unit per week

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Cottage
    • Self Catering Holiday

    Children

    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Outdoor Play Area

    Facilities

    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Location

    • Coastal Location
    • Island Location
    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome

    Catering

    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles

    Domestic

    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Linen Provided
    • Microwave
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Payphones Available Local calls free
    • Shower
    • Telephone
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Radio
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cheque
    • No credit cards accepted

    Transport

    • Free Parking On-Site

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- "From Stromness TIC: Leave Stromness in the direction of Kirkwall (A965), turn right on to the Orphir road (A964) at Bridge of Waithe, then right again on to the Gyre road at Grindally house. The road to the Breck is then a right turn just beyond the trees at Gyre farm. At the Breck, branch left and Findlay"s Cottage is the first on the right; the name board is on the gable end.

    Getting there by railway:- Brit Rail from various destinations throughout Britain to Thurso or Wick. Bus services onwards to Scrabster, Gills Bay or John O Groats and ferries to Orkney. Brit Rail from various destinations throughout Britain to Aberdeen ferry to Kirkwall, Orkney.

    Getting there by ferry:- "From Stromness ferry terminal: Leave Stromness in the direction of Kirkwall (A965), turn right on to the Orphir road (A964) at Bridge of Waithe, then right again on to the Gyre road at Grindally house. The road to the Breck is then a right turn just beyond the trees at Gyre farm. At the Breck, branch left and Findlays Cottage is the first on the right; the name board is on the gable end.

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