Woodwick Mill

Self Catering

Woodwick Mill, Walkerhouse, Evie, Orkney, KW17 2PQ

    Eco-friendly self-catering accommodation in a beautiful peaceful setting.

    Highly Commended by Orkney Heritage Society, Laura Grimond Award for "building excellence in Orkney"

    Woodwick Mill has newly been renovated to provide superior 4-star self-catering accommodation in a beautiful burnside setting. The environment is quiet and serene with heron, cormorant, ducks, trout, grey wagtails, the occasional otter and the relaxing sound of Woodwick Burn babbling over the flagstone bedrock.
    The accommodation is finished to an excellent and well-equipped standard. The building is insulated to a high standard and warmed by heat pump. The kitchen and bathrooms provide excellent facilities with spa bath, shower, fridge, freezer, cooker, microwave and Jamie Oliver tableware. All double beds are King-size.
    There are superb views over the surrounding countryside and neighbouring islands.
    There is ample parking and the Mill is within 20 minutes' drive from each of the two main towns, Kirkwall and Stromness. There are four luxury apartments:

    Offering superb views over the island of Gairsay and the Woodwick valley
    Sleeps up to 5 (one double, one twin, one single bedroom)

    Magnificent views up the burn to the millpond
    Sleeps up to 6 (one double, two twin bedrooms)

    All on the ground floor for easier access
    Sleeps up to 3 (one double, one single bedroom)

    Grand views down the burn
    Sleeps up to 4 (one double, one twin bedroom)

    4 Self Catering
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    £410.00 per unit per week
    £537.50 per unit per week
    £600.00 per unit per week
    £510.00 per unit per week

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Children Welcome Care has to be taken around the dam and the burn
    • Outdoor Play Area Large lawn - care has to be taken at the burnside


    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • Level Access Although not fully designed for disabilities, Girnal has level access and all rooms are on the ground floor. There is a walk-in wetroom.
    • No Smoking Permitted


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

    Special Requirements

    • No Pets Allowed


    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


    • Dishwasher
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property Underfloor heating on ground floors, radiators elsewhere, all served by heat pump
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Wash Hand Basin

    Leisure Facilities

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

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card There is a 3% surcharge for Credit Cards
    • BACS
    • Debit Card This is the preferred method of payment
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • Mastercard There is a 2.5% surcharge for Credit Cards
    • VISA Card There is a 2.5% surcharge for Credit Cards


    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking

    Road Directions

    If you have a GPS set the destination Post Code to KW17 2PQ

    From Kirkwall

    Take the A965 into Finstown, turn right onto the A966 towards Evie and go for 6 miles. Take the next right AFTER the sign to Tingwall Jetty then first left onto a dirt road. Just past the old farm buildings turn left onto the tarred road for Woodwick Mill.

    From Stromness

    Take the A965 into Finstown, turn left onto A966 towards Evie and go for 6 miles. Take the next right AFTER the sign to Tingwall Jetty then first left onto a dirt road. Just past the old farm buildings turn left onto the tarred road for Woodwick Mill.

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- Take train to Thurso then bus or taxi to Scrabster for the ferry going to Stromness.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- See Highlands & Islands Airports Ltd for Air Transport Links and Timetables for Flybe (www.flybe.com) and British Airways (www.britishairways.com).

    After arrival turn right and take the A960 to Kirkwall.

    Getting there by ferry:- Take Northlink from Scrabster to Stromness.

    Or - Northlink from Aberdeen to Kirkwall.

    Or - passenger-only John O' Groats Ferries from John O' Groats to Burwick. The bus takes you to Kirkwall.

    Or -take Pentland Ferries from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope. Then take the A961 to Kirkwall.

    Transport within Scotland

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

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • to one or more bedrooms

    Building Entrance

    • There is a ramp to the main entrance


    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Baths fitted with support handrails available
    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath
      • level entry shower
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

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

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