Orkney holiday cottages

Orkney Holiday cottages

Orkney holiday cottages

Nestled in the stormy seas off Scotland's northeastern coast, the Orkney Isles exude an otherworldly charm that beckons those seeking a unique adventure. This archipelago boasts a rich tapestry of history, rugged landscapes, and warm-hearted locals. Immerse yourself in Orkney's whisky culture by visiting renowned distilleries, where ancient traditions blend with modern craftsmanship. Savour a taste of liquid gold and let the smooth, peaty notes linger on your palate. Nature lovers will relish the breathtaking Yesnaby Cliffs, where waves crash against majestic rock formations. Don't miss Brough of Birsay, a tidal island that unveils its secrets only at low tide. The Orkney Isles, a haven of history and untamed beauty, need to be on every traveller's bucket list. So pack your bags and check out our selection of hand-picked Orkney holiday cottages.

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Inspiration of things to see and do in our cottages in Orkney

The Orkney Isles, an archipelago off the northeastern coast of Scotland, are steeped in history, rugged landscapes, and rich wildlife. Here are the top five things to see and do in the Orkney Isles:

  1. Skara Brae: Visit Skara Brae, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of Europe's best-preserved Neolithic villages. Explore the ancient stone dwellings, dating back over 5,000 years, and gain insight into the lives of prehistoric inhabitants.

  2. Ring of Brodgar and Standing Stones of Stenness: Witness the mystical allure of the Ring of Brodgar, a neolithic stone circle with 27 standing stones, and the nearby Standing Stones of Stenness. These awe-inspiring monuments are surrounded by a captivating landscape.

  3. Maeshowe: Venture into Maeshowe, a remarkable chambered tomb that dates back to around 2800 BC. Marvel at the well-preserved Neolithic carvings within, and learn about the fascinating stories and legends surrounding this ancient site.

  4. Orkney's Distilleries: If you appreciate Scotch whisky, Orkney offers a treat with its renowned distilleries, such as Highland Park and Scapa. Take a distillery tour to learn about the whisky-making process and savour some of the finest drams.

  5. Brough of Birsay and Yesnaby Cliffs: Embrace the natural beauty of the Orkney Isles by visiting Brough of Birsay, a tidal island with a historical settlement, and the dramatic Yesnaby Cliffs, where you can marvel at the rugged coastline and crashing waves.

Orkney Holiday cottages