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The Best Places to Stay on Orkney

  • Graemeshall House has had many evolutions, firstly as a house built by the Bishop of Orkney in 1626, then as a museum and now as a guesthouse. The place exudes historic charm with ornate furniture, crystal chandeliers and antique beds.
  • Kirkwell's The Storehouse is a traditional barn newly renovated into a restuarnt with hotel rooms. The renovation has kept much of its original woodwork and stone arches, and the eight cosy rooms have individual contemporary styles but all feature low beamed ceilings and wooden flooring. The innovative kitchen serves local produce.

Best Hotels in Orkney

  • The Storehouse 8 rooms from £90

    Kirkwall, Orkney

    A traditional barn newly renovated into a hotel. The Storehouse keeps much of its original woodwork and stone arches. The cosy rooms have individual contemporary styles but all feature low beamed ceilings and wooden flooring. The innovative kitchen serves local produce. A charming stay.

    Local exploring  -  Kirkwall is a great location from which to explore the Orkneys, from breathtaking cliffs to Neolithic sites and much more
    Active Holiday  -  The Orkney Archipelago boasts some spectacular landscapes ideally suited to outdoor activities like hiking
    Short fly break  -  Thanks to the local airport, Kirkwall has become an easily accessible location from mainland Scotland
    Great walks  -  The dramatic coastline and abundance of wildlife on the Orkneys guarantee great walks like no others
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  • Graemeshall House 2 rooms from £100

    Orkney

    Graemeshall House has had many evolutions, firstly as a house built by the Bishop of Orkney in 1626, then as a museum and now as a guesthouse. The place exudes historic charm with ornate furniture, crystal chandeliers and antique beds. An Orkney oasis.

    Sights nearby  -  Visit the magnificent Standing Stones of Stenness and Ring of Brodgar.
    Great walks  -  The surrounding countryside is full of lovely walking trails.
    Restrictions on children  -  Adult only.
    Remote  -  Off the beaten track.
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