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Travelling to Orkney
Holiday in Orkney

Below you will find information, ideas and advice for traveling to and in Orkney. Bellavista is conveniently located in Kirkwall to enjoy everything Orkney has to offer, we hope you will enjoy your time with us!

  • Old Man of Hoy
  • Peaceful Orkney sunset
  • Orkney's rolling farmland
  • Magnificent sea views
  • Marwick Head, Birsay
  • Kirkwall marina at sunset
Travelling to orkney
Holiday in Orkney
  • Orkney Tourist Information Centre:

  • St Magnus Cathedral
    Earls Palace
    Bishops Palace

    See local shops, Wireless museum and Orkney Museum.

    Pickaquoy Leisure Centre:

    Golf Course

  • Take a walk at the Gloup.

    Drive across the Churchill Barriers

    Visit the Italian Chapel

    Visit the Fossil Museum & Visitors Centre

    Visit St.Margarets Hope (Murray Arms) + Golf Course

    Sands Hotel

    Vist for images.

    Visit Leila Thomson’s Tapestry Gallery

    Waulkmill Bay

  • Standing Stones of Stenness

    Barnhouse Village

    Ness of Brodgar

    Ring of Brodgar (Tour Guide)


    Skara Brae:

    Broch of Gurness

    Broch of Birsay

    Marwick Head

    Skaill Beach

    Skaill House

    Barony Mill

    Swannay Brewery

    Orkney Brewery

    Cottiscarth Bird Reserve (Hen Harriers)

    The Loons RSPB Bird Reserve

  • Stromness Museum

    Pier Arts Centre:

    Visit local shops and galleries

    Golf Course

  • Take a boat trip to an island and explore the history and wildlife.
    Orkney Ferries

  • There are many restaurants and hotels as well as fast food outlets throughout Orkney selling local produce.

    Just ask Sandra!

  • Watch Orkney sunrises & sunsets

    Walk along the cliffs and watch Birds & Seals – RSPB




    Wild swimming

    Beach combing




    Eating out

  • Orkney folk Festival: [May]

    St Magnus Festival: [June]

    The Ba website:

    Orkney International Science Festival

    Rock Festival

    Blues Festival

    Nature Festival

    Garden Festival

    North Ronaldsay Sheep Festival

    Storytelling Festival

    Stromness Shopping Week

    Yule Log Pull

    Agricultural Shows

  • Orkney Family History Society: