Pentland Ferries - runs from Gills Bay to St Margarets Hope. Journey time about 1 hour. Cheapest way to get to Orkney if you have a car.

John O' Groats Ferry- mainly used by day trippers. Summer only - does not carry cars.

Northlink Ferries - State of the art ferries. Runs from Scrabster to Stromness or Kirkwall to Aberdeen. Passengers and cars.

Fly Be - If you plan to fly to Orkney - we are only 2 miles from the airport

The Orcadian - Orkneys weekly newspaper. Excellent website updated twice daily

Orkney Weather Page - Find out what the seven day forecast is.

Walt Custer's pages contain a wealth of genealogical information regarding Orcadian surnames

Charles Tait is one of Orkney's best known photographers and publishes a definitive guidebook.

Visit Orkney is the main Orkney Tourist Board site with a wealth of information.

Discover Orkney is an alternative to Visit Orkney. A great first stop to find all things out about Orkney.

Orkney Ferries are responsible for sea transport within Orkney

Mine Howe - Iron Age earthen mound - opened in 1946.

Tomb of the Eagles - visit the exhibition centre and handle some of the original artefacts

Sheila Fleet Jewellery - visit Sheila's workshop and see craftsmen at work

Hoxa Tapestry Gallery - Visit Hoxa Tapestry Gallery to see unique, hand woven tapestries by local artist, Leila Thomson

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2 chickens relaxing with mother hen  - another 3 sitting below her. Hopefully they will provide eggs for our guests next year.