Sunnydale is a 3 bedroom cottage in the countryside which sleeps 6 people. ( A small pull out trundle bed extends this to 7 if required. ) It has Wi-Fi, parking and space to relax with views over the countryside towards Scapa Flow. Only 2.4 miles from Kirkwall town centre. Scapa beach is a short drive away. Follow the link to book 7 day stays starting on a Saturday throughout the summer months. Contact us with any queries or booking requests which don't currently appear as available options on the booking calendar.
This freshly renovated cottage has an open plan upstairs room with a double pull out sofa bed across the landing from the master bedroom. Downstairs there are 2 single bedrooms, one with an extra pull out bed. The trundle bed is smaller than a 3ft single bed and is more suited to a child. The bathroom has a bath, toilet and corner shower.
Enjoy the open coal fire in the evening or venture out through the patio doors to the south facing deck and terrace to look over towards Scapa flow in the distance.
From this base you can visit the world famous Highland Park and Scapa distilleries.
Explore historic Kirkwall and its 12th century St Magnus Cathedral.
Stop for a coffee or meal in one of the cafes or restaurants serving local food and drink.
Find your ideal purchase in one of the many independent shops selling quality goods and crafts.
Check out "The Old Library" or " Wrigley and the Reel " in the centre of the town for musical get togethers, events and visiting artists.
Take part in one of our many local festivals and events which happen throughout the year. The St Magnus Festival, The Orkney Folk Festival, The Science Festival, The Orkney Rock Festival, The Blues Festival to name but a few.
Keep fit at the Pickaquoy Sport Centre which has Gym Facilities, a Climbing Wall, Bouldering Cave, Squash courts, a Leisure pool, Sauna and Steam Room.
From the cottage take a walk up Wideford hill to enjoy a panoramic view across the islands.
As you explore keep and eye out for local wildlife and birdlife.
Whatever you are visiting our islands for be it business, sightseeing or leisure we hope our cottage will be an ideal base for you.
Situated in the group of houses along the old Finstown road at the junction with the Bloomfield road which leads across to Orphir and the Foveran fine dining resturant. On the lower left hand side of the road, Sunnydale is the second house in the group. Two fields past Aurora jewellery www.aurora-jewellery.co.uk.) which is on the craft trail. ( https://www.orkneydesignercrafts.com/craft-trail/)
2 miles from Kirwall
5.2 miles from Kirwall Airport
3.1 miles from Hatson Ferry terminal where the Northlink boat arrives from Aberdeen.
16.9 miles from St Margarets Hope where the Pentland Ferries Catamaran sailing from Gills Bay in Caithness berths.
11.9 miles from the Stromness Ferry Terminal where the Northlink Ferry Hamnavoe from Scrabster berths
Taking your own car to our islands by one of the ferries or arranging a local rental car is recommended, as Sunnydale although only 2 miles from Kirwall, is in the countryside.
Some car rental options
Airport car hire 01856 875500 firstname.lastname@example.org
John G Shearer and Sons 01856 872950
Orkney Car hire 01856 872866