Rackwick Hostel, Rackwick Hostel, Rackwick, Hoy, Orkney, KW16 3NJ
Small hostel on Hoy OrkneyRackwick Hostel overlooks Rackwick Bay, considered one of the most beautiful places in Orkney. The hostel sleeps 8 in two rooms with two pairs of bunks per room. All bedding is provided. There's a small kitchen with a good range of utensils and a separate eating area. There's free car parking and storage to the rear of the hostel for bikes. Walkers and Cyclists Welcome scheme awarded.
The Centre is located in the scenic Rackwick Valley in the north of Hoy. Much of north Hoy is owned by the RSPB, where a large variety of birds live and breed. Off the west coast of the reserve towers The Old Man of Hoy, a 137m sea stack, Orkney's most famous landmark and a great place to see puffins. Local wild flowers and bird life make this a must for naturalists to visit.
Beds & Rooms:8: 2x4
Price per night:For prices please check accommodation’s website or phone.
Booking:Please book online or by phone.
Directions:In Rackwick village on the NW coast, OS sheet7 GR199998.
- Passenger ferry from Stromness to Moaness Pier (about 10 km away). Private hire and taxis are normally available at the pier, or alternatively the walk to the hostel is via the scenic Rackwick valley which takes approximately 2 hours. Car ferry from Kirkwall to Lyness, about 21 km away. (Orkney ferries 01856 872 044/www.orkneyferries.co.uk).
- Long Distance Walks
By the Sea Individuals welcome Small Hostels
This accommodation is available at the following peak timesAvailable for Christmas 2023 Available New Year 2023 / 2024 Available February Half Term 2024 Available Easter 2024 Available August Bank Holiday 2023 Available October Half Term 2024
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A true Orkney getaway this Spring Bank holiday
May 7th 2022
Remote and truly one of a kind, Rackwick hostel is the perfect location for those looking to escape the crowds.
The Isle of Hoy is a magical place to be. Serene and peaceful, a favourite of birdwatchers and lovers of long scenic walks. Rackwick bay is the namesake of this quaint hostel. Views overlooking the bay are as you’d expect of a gorgeous Scottish Island. The hostel has all the essentials, no wifi or tv but when surrounded by such rare and interesting wildlife why would you want it? Escaping the crowds has never been easier on magical Hoy. Come see for yourself…
Rackwick Hostel on the Orkney island of Hoy is open
August 1st 2020
In the scenic Rackwick Valley in the north of Hoy this 3* hostel overlooks Rackwick Bay considered one of the most beautiful places in Orkney. It sleeps 8 across 2 rooms of 4 beds.