From St Margrets Hope follow signs for Kirkwall when you pass the Hospital you are in Junction Road carry on to Kirkwall Tourist Information Centre on the left.Laurel House is located on the right in a small carpark past the Post Office.
From Stromness or Hatston ferry terminal follow signs to Kirkwall following the shore through 2 roundabouts and at the 3rd turn right into Junction Road, Laurel House is in the small car park on the left.
Public Transport Directions
From the nearest information centre:- From Kirkwall TIC,cross at the Zebra crossing and turn left. Laurel House is about 300 yards down the road next to a small car park.
From Stromness TIC take the A965 to Kirkwall, continue straight on at the first two roundabouts then turn right at the third. Turn in your next left and then left into the small carpark which Laurel House is situated beside.
Getting there by railway:- Scotrail from all Scottish destinations to Thurso, Wick or Aberdeen where you can get a ferry from. Contact: www.scotrail.co.uk
Getting there by aeroplane:- Flybe Airlines either from Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Wick or Sumburgh (Shetland) to Kirkwall (Orkney). Contact: www.flybe.com
From the airport, follow the signs for Kirkwall (3 miles). The road will take you into the centre of town. Turn left onto Castle Street. At the next junction turn right. Follow the road until you get to a small carpark. Turn in to the carpark and Laurel House is the last house on the left before the lane.
Alternatively take the airport bus to Kirkwall Travel Centre/Tourist information Centre which Laurel House is within walking distance from.
Getting there by ferry:- Northlink Ferries from Aberdeen or Lerwick to Kirkwall, or from Scrabster to Stromness. Contact: www.northlinkferries.co.uk
Pentland Ferries from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope. Contact: www.pentlandferries.co.uk
John O'Groats Ferries from John O'Groats to Burwick (May - Sept only). Contact: www.jogferries.co.uk