Welcome to Blinkbonny self-catering Holiday Homes. Blinkbonny (meaning "nice view" in Norse) is situated just three miles from Orkney's main town of Kirkwall, on the Orphir Road. It enjoys spectacular views over Scapa Flow, and towards the South Isles.
At Blinkbonny Holiday Homes, we have 4 self-catering cottages; 2 x 2 bedroom and 2 x 3 bedroom.
The newest 3 bedroom house (4 star) has two bedrooms with kingsize beds, both ensuite plus a spacious twin room- sleeps 6
The other 3 bedroom house (3 star) has a double and twin bedroom, both ensuite plus a twin bedroom and folding beds in the lounge - sleeps 8
The 2 bedrooms houses (3 star) have a double ensuite bedroom, plus a twin room and folding beds in the lounge - sleeps 6
Blinkbonny is open all year. Bookings are from Saturday to Saturday although shorter lets will be considered to fit in with transport links, etc.
Price per week £325 - £575 (includes bed linen, duvets, towels & electricity)
A non-returnable deposit of 25% is required once booking is confirmed.
For further details or to book, contact Susan or Geordie:
Daytime Tel 07796858569; Evenings and weekends Tel 01856 870208
Orkney's capital Kirkwall, is a short drive away (3 miles), where you can visit Earls & Bishops Palaces Kirkwall , St Magnus Cathedral (St Magnus Cathedral tour times ), Orkney Museum, Highland Park Distillery and Scapa Distillery , to name a few of the attractions in town. There are many eateries, pubs, cafes also in Kirkwall, you can find out more here . If the weather isn't too kind, the The Pickaquoy Centre offers excellent indoor facilities such as a swimming pool, cinema, various exercise classes and kids entertainment.
The heart of Neolithic Orkney is a 30 min drive from Blinkbonny, heading to the West Mainland where you can visit Skara Brae, Maeshowe, Ring of Brodgar and Standing Stones of Stenness . A further drive of 15 mins will take you to the Brough of Birsay , Broch of Gurness and Earls Palace Birsay.
Take time out from the sites and take a stroll through the cobbled streets of Stromness,visit the Pier Arts Centre , Stromness Museum or Ness Battery . Find out more about Stromness on this link.
For craft enthusiasts, why not follow the Craft Trail and for nature lovers please visit RSPB Orkney facebook page for more information or visit the Map of Orkney RSPB Reserves . If you are keen on golf, there are three 18 hole courses on the mainland, Stromness Golf Club, Kirkwall Golf Club andSouth Ronaldsay Golf Club .
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.