A home from home, centrally located on mainland Orkney and sleeping a maximum of seven persons.
Brymire House, a former croft house, which has been renovated to a high standard is a real home from home with unique and charming features, set in a great location with lovely views.
Sleeps 7 – I bedroom with king size bed, 1 bedroom with bunk beds, 1 with day sofa bed.
Each room has a colour scheme reflective of Orkney:
Also featured throughout the property are canvas prints featuring Orkney scenes and nature. With a rural property, there is wildlife and nature on the doorstep; owl, hare, rabbit, pheasant, geese, song birds and on an occasion, a hen harrier. You may also be fortunate and view an Orkney vole.
There is also a drying green and a secure storage shed for bikes, kayaks, fishing gear etc
There is a very well-equipped kitchen with cooker, fridge freeze, microwave and dishwasher. Smart TV’s are available in the living room and the two main bedrooms and with your own app subscription you can view e.g. Netflix and YouTube.
There are three steps to the front door and one step into the living room and the two main bedrooms and two steps to the utility area. In the entrance hall there is the unique feature of a curved wall.
Nearby you can visit Sheila Fleet Kirk, Gallery & Cafe , or The Commodore (open for food on Fri & Sat evenings.) Why not visit Deerness Distillery – offering tours, tastings and a shop as well as take a way tea, coffee, cold drinks, Orkney ice cream and snacks!
A short drive across the Churchill barriers and you’ll find The Italian Chapel , Skerries Bistro and Robertsons in St Margaret’s Hope. Tomb of the Eagles and the Fossil & Heritage Centre are also worth a visit.
Orkney's capital Kirkwall, is a short drive away (10 mins), 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 Pickaquoy Centre offers excellent indoor facilities such as a swimming pool, cinema, various exercise classes and kids entertainment. See more Swimming pools and fitness centres on this link.
The heart of Neolithic Orkney is a 30 min drive from the cottage, 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 Creative Trail or visit the Creative Orkney and Orkney Arts & Crafts websites. For nature lovers please visit RSPB Orkney facebook page or visit the RSPB website . There is also the Orkney Nature Festival you may be interested in. If you are keen on golf, there are three 18-hole courses on the mainland, Stromness Golf Club, Kirkwall Golf Club and South Ronaldsay Golf Club.
|Brymire House||£85 Per unit per night|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.