Rowan Cottage

Self Catering

Rowan Cottage, Finstown, Orkney, KW17 2EJ

    Rowan Cottage isa Self Catering Cottage situated on the hillside and provides a quiet and safe retreat for the ideal family holiday. Short breaks are available. Not during peak season.

    We would like to welcome you to Rowan Cottage,  Finstown. A well appointed 4 star property with 2 bedrooms (sleeping 4) with fabulous views over the Bay of Firth.

    We are in a great location for visiting the sights in Orkney such as Skara Brae, Maeshowe, Ring of Brodgar and so forth as Finstown is situated midway between the towns of Stromness and Kirkwall ( 7 miles) and is the cross roads for the country bus services.

    For all fishermen, cyclists, outdoor adventurers, bird watchers- there is a shed that would be suitable for fishing rods/waders/wet  weather gear/canoes etc.

    Accommodtion consists of two bedrooms, one with double bed and the other with single and guest bed. Large open plan kitchen and lounge area. Bathroom facilities with shower only. The cottage is electrically heated with storage heaters and individual heaters in all rooms.

    We have  wooden decking at the front of cottage with seating so on a nice evening you can sit out and enjoy the view.

    Welcome pack provided for guests ( local bread, milk and biscuits).

    There is a village shop,pub,post office,garage with fuel services in Finstown.

    To book online you can do so via this listing or visit our webpage at



    4 Self Catering
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Rowan Cottage
    £450.00 per unit per week

    Prices vary from £300 to £450 depending on the time of year. Note: Booking confirmed on receipt of minimum deposit. Booking will be canceled if deposit not received within 7 days.

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area


    • Coastal Location
    • Sea/Loch View
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

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


    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


    • Bunk Beds
    • Dishwasher
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Linen Provided
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Shower
    • Towels Provided
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Hi-Fi
    • Radio
    • Television

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque


    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking

    Road Directions

    Follow the A965 from either Kirkwall or Stromness. Full directions will be posted to advanced bookings.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- Approximately seven miles from Kirkwall and Stromness Tourist Information Centres.

    Getting there by railway:- Thurso on the North coast of Scotland is the nearest railway station. Ferry services to Orkney are available from Gills Bay, Scrabster or John O Groats.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Orkneys only airport is situated approximately 4 miles to the south east of Kirkwall. Follow the A to Kirkwall. Finstown is a further seven miles on the A965 Kirkwall to Stromness road.
    Full directions will be posted to advanced bookings.

    Getting there by ferry:- Car FerryServices via Aberdeen to Kirkwall, Scrabster to Stromness and Gills Bay to St Margarets Hope
    Summer only foot passenger service from John o Groats to South Ronaldsay
    Gills Bay and Scrabster are both on the North Coast of Scotland and provide the shortest ferry route.

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