Orkney Shops, Accommodation and Eating Out

Discover the best way to enjoy the Orkney Isles, from its breath-taking cliff faces, rolling farmland, trout-filled lochs, numerous archaeological sites and its expansive beaches. You’ll find a range of accommodation here, including self-catering cottages, campsites and cosy local hotels to choose from. Across 17 inhabited islands, it’s easy to find the best local cuisine, including hand-crafted gin, fresh meat, baked goods and smoked cheeses to savour.

Explore these enchanting islands on foot, by bike or rent a car for a leisurely spot of sight-seeing. The idyllic beaches, historic sites and ocean views can be enjoyed alone or as part of a guided tour, giving you the option to create your own perfect holiday in the Orkney Isles.

Header image: Stromness in Orkney photo © Copyright Charles Tait