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Birsay Outdoor Centre, Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2LY

Birsay Hostel in the northwest corner of the Orkney mainland offers comfortable accommodation for up to 26 in 5 bedrooms. It is an ideal venue for outdoor education trips, weddings, workshops, clubs or family gatherings. It has a well equipped kitchen, dining area and small lounge, drying room, disabled access, and all bed linen is provided. There is a campsite in the extensive grounds with a level firm grassy site for touring caravans, motor homes and tents. Dogs are welcom on the campsite but not in the hostel. The centre is close to spectacular coastline including the RSPB reserve of Marwick Head. Nearby at the Brough of Birsay you can see the remains of early Christian and Norse settlements on a tidal island, The centre is convenient for visiting Orkney’s 5,500 year old Neolithic Heartland (UNESCO World Heritage site), with the Ring of Brodgar, the Standing Stones of Stenness, the Tomb of Maeshowe and Skara Brae.

This accommodation is featured on our map of Orkney and Shetland and here is its own website.
Birsay Outdoor Centre | Orkney mainland

Contact

or call Orkney Islands Council on
01856 873535 ext. 2430

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Rooms & Beds:

26:2×4,1×2,1×6,1×10+camping.

Open:

Open April – Sept or Open all year for group bookings.

Price per night:

Prices on enquiry. Private rooms and sole use of hostel available.

Booking:

Please book online. Private rooms and sole use of hostel available.

Directions:

OS sheet 7 GR 253267.

Public Transport:

For buses from Kirkwall and Stromness contact Orkney Coaches (01856 870555). Ferries from Scrabster, (Northlink Ferries 01856 872044), to Gills Bay, (Pentland Ferries 01856 831226). Foot passenger ferries from John O’Groats, summer only (John O’Groats Ferry 01955 611353)

This accommodation is by the sea, is available to individuals and is on the Hostels with Camping map and the present or past youth hostel page.

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Welcome to Birsay Hostel on Orkney

Welcome to Birsay Hostel on Orkney

Birsay Outdoor Centre and Hostel has joined the Independent Hostels UK network

Birsay Outdoor Centre and Hostel has joined the Independent Hostels UK network.  Set close to the stunning coastline by Birsay, in the northwest corner of the Orkney Mainland.  This recently refurbished hostel offers comfortable 3 star accommodation in 5 bedrooms, sleeping 26 persons in total.  Camping is available in the extensive grounds with 13 electric hook-ups for tents, campervans and caravans. The centre and site is fully accessible for disabled guests.

Contact Birsay Outdoor Centre:

01856 873535 ext. 2430MessageView website