Open to bookings contact us direct at - email@example.com to discuss your requirements. We are following on the industry guidance on Covid safe operation. Sunnydale is a 3 bedroom cottage in the countryside which can sleep up to 6 adults and one child. With Wi-Fi, parking and space to relax with views over the countryside towards Scapa Flow. Optional hot tub hire is available by prior arrangement. Only 2.4 miles from Kirkwall town centre. Scapa beach is a short drive away. Open all year, short stays of 3 days or more are available. We offer guests a full refund if your stay has to be cancelled before arrival due to Covid restrictions. Visit our website for the updated terms and conditions
To manage our guest flow in a Covid safe way, we have moved to direct bookings with some restricted booking slots available online. Contact us direct for availablity information as the online booking calendar is not in full operation at this time.
Sunnydale has an open plan upstairs TV lounge with an electric fire and a double pull out sofa bed across the landing from the master bedroom. Downstairs there are 2 smaller in size single bedrooms, one with an extra pull out bed. The trundle bed mattress is 5ft 8" by 2ft 6 " 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.
Add hot tub hire to your booking for £ 250 for a week.
From its central island location you are only a short drive away from whatever you decide to explore and visit that day. From beaches, coastal walks to rambles, birdwatching at RSPB hides you will find yourself spoilt for choice.
Explore historic Kirkwall and its 12th century St Magnus Cathedral (tour times ).
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 the Daily Scoop for coffee and a cake. Our shops cafes and resturants are opening gradually in a Covid safe way, booking ahead is recomended as capacity is limited at any one time. Many resturants have adapted and now provide takeaway food for you to pick up or have installed outside seating.
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 bird and wildlife, follow the countryside code.
Whatever you are visiting our islands for be it business, sightseeing or leisure we hope our cottage could 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 which is on the Craft Trail
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.
Please be aware due to the Covid Pandemic and necessary social distancing requirements there is limited captacity on boats and planes to Orkney. This makes booking ahead necessary prior to travel. Restrictions may change at anytime due to government guidance and management of the pandemic. ( If you book with us at Sunnydale self catering we will give you a full refund up until arrival of your booking with us if you cannot travel due to Covid restrictions or if you or anyone travelling with you develops symptoms or have been in close contact with someone with Covid 19 in the last 14 days, please follow government advice, do not travel contact NHS 0800 028 2816 for a test and self isolate. )
Please do not travel to our islands if you are unwell and follow the FACTS guidance while you are here.
Some car rental options are:
Airport car hire, Tel. 01856 875500, e. firstname.lastname@example.org
John G Shearer and Sons, Tel. 01856 872950, e. email@example.com
Orkney Car hire, Tel. 01856 872866, e. firstname.lastname@example.org