Ayres Rock Hostel, Ayre, Coo Road, Sanday, Orkney KW17 2AY
Call Julie or Paul on 01857 600410
On the Orkney Isle of Sanday with long, golden beachesSanday is the perfect place to take time out, with long stretches of unspoilt sandy beaches, an abundance of birds, seals and other wildlife, glittering seas, clear air and spectacular skies. Those lucky enough to live here enjoy a rare quality of life in a small, friendly and safe community.
Ayres Rock Hostel has accreditation by VisitScotland and is rated at 4 stars. There are two twin rooms and one family en suite room. A conservatory and lounge area with expansive views over the Holms of Ire offers a comfortable place to relax after a day's exploration. A kitchen is available for self-catering.
As well as the hostel there are 3 pods sleeping 1 or 2 people and a campsite
Beds & Rooms:8 : 2x2 (twin), 1x4 (en suite). Pods: 3x2 + campsite
Open:All year. 8am to 10pm.
Price per night:Single room £30. Twin room from £40. Groups up to 8 from £60. Camping pods from £25. Twin pod £35.
Booking:Book online, phone or email.
Directions:6 miles from Loth ferry terminal and 2 miles from Sanday air field.
- Direct ferry from Kirkwall Pier to the Loth terminal in Sanday takes 1 hr 20 minutes. Passenger fares approx £16 rtn. Flying direct from Kirkwall airport to Sanday takes 11 minutes and a return flight approx £65. For local buses and taxi phone 01857 600410.
- Long Distance Walks
By the Sea Close to a Pub Dog Friendly Individuals welcome Camping Hostels with Camping Pods or Glamping Featured on David Attenborough Wild Isles BBC program Small Hostels En suite rooms Evening Meals
This accommodation is available at the following peak timesAvailable New Year 2023 / 2024 Available February Half Term 2024 Available Easter 2024 Available May Day Bank Holiday 2024 Available Spring Bank Holiday or Half Term 2024 Available August Bank Holiday 2023 Available October Half Term 2024
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Your perfect place for spotting wildlife
March 1st 2023
Ayres Rock Hostel and Campsite is situated on the Isle of Sanday one of the Orkney Isles. If you are a fan of David Attenborough’s BBC1 Wild Isles series then you’ve will love spending a few days at this great value and magical place. With the sea on your doorstep, there will be so much wildlife to spot. Seals, otters, orca, a myriad of sea birds and many more wonderful creatures share this amazing location. What’s more if you are lucky you may get to experience the Northern Lights in all their glory.
Ayres rock located on the island of Sanday is the perfect quiet retreat.
January 25th 2022
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The tranquility and community of the island will make you question if you ever want to leave!
June 25th 2021
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