Iona Self Catering, Cottage, Shapinsay, Orkney

Self Catering

Balfour, Isle of Shapinsay, Orkney, KW17 2EA

    IONA self catering cottage offers fabulous accommodation for up to 6 people in the picturesque, tranquil island of Shapinsay, Orkney.

    The accommodation has three bedrooms each with en suite facilities, a large dining kitchen, utility/boot room, family bathroom with separate shower cubicle, lounge and spacious sun porch affording views across Elwick Bay to Kirkwall. Green energy is supplied by a wind turbine and by ground source heating. Local produce is available at the well-stocked village shop.

    Shapinsay is the nearest island to mainland Orkney and can be reached by a short ferry crossing. The MV Shapinsay runs regularly throughout the year.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Iona Cottage
    £350.00 per unit per week

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


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


    • Dishwasher
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Shower
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine

    Languages Spoken

    • German Speaking


    • Coastal Location
    • Island Location
    • Sea/Loch View
    • Village Location
    • Waterfront Location


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space


    • Children Welcome


    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Hi-Fi
    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV In Room
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Families
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Road Directions

    20 minute ferry crossing from Kirkwall pier and 5 minute drive

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- 20 minute ferry crossing and 5 minute drive or 20 minute walk to cottage

    Getting there by aeroplane:- 40 minute car journey from Kirkwall Airport and then 20 minute ferry crossing from Kirkwall pier.

    Getting there by ferry:- Northlink Ferries cross to Stromness from Scrabster and from Aberdeen to Kirkwall
    Pentland Ferries cross from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope

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