Earl Thorfinn Cottage is Situated 5 mins walk to the town center but still in a quiet little area with parking, large variety of coffee shops, cafe, pubs and restaurants and only 5 mins walk from “William Shearer’s” which offers a huge variety of whole foods, locally baked bread, cakes, milk and fresh “Orkney” meat and fish. Kirkwall the largest town situated in the heart of the Orkney mainland is an excellent base from which to explore all the Neolithic Sites, Castle's, Walkmill Bay, Scapa beach, Highland Park and Scapa Whisky Distillery also for heading out west to Stromness to the Neolithic sites, Skara Brae, Maeshowe, Ring of Brodgar, Ness of Brodgar or to the East mainland of Orkney to the Italian Chapel, Churchill Barriers and lots more.
Earl Thorfinn Cottage is 5 mins walk to the town centre but still in a quiet area with parking. Double bedroom and a twin room with co-ordinated bedding, newly fitted Shower room, large bath sheets, hand towels and face clothes, complimentary handmade Orkney soap and shower gel.
To enjoy the sun there is a sheltered wee garden front and back. Earl Thorfinn Cottage is 10 mins walk to the Bus station, Harbour, Marina and Tourist Information Centre, that offers loads of information on Orkney, maps and guided tours.
The Northlink Ferry 'M.V Hrossey and the M.V Hjaltland ' comes up from Aberdeen and down from Shetland daily and docks in Kirkwall 5 mins drive from Earl Thorfinn Cottage and 10 minutes’ drive away from Kirkwall Airport.
Orkney has some fantastic walks and cycle routes from right outside your front Door (cycle hire available nearby). Take a stroll down the town on a sunny evening, have a nice meal in one of the many restaurants, sample an Orkney beer or Orkney gin, maybe even hear the Kirkwall City Pipe band, or just soak up the relaxing atmosphere that you will find nowhere else other than here in Orkney!
We also have three new purpose built 4****Self-catering apartments in Stromness available for hire, Sandstone, Westslate and Granite.
2 Earl Thorfinn Cottage rates
From £295- £475
(Sat change over in the main season)
Shorter lets available out of season min of 3 nights with any check-in day, consecutive weeks, contact us for best price and availability or just more information.