northern Isles


Rousay Hostel, Trumland Organic Farm, Rousay, Orkney, KW17 2PU

Rousay Hostel is situated on a working orqanic farm within easy walking distance of shops, restaurant, pub, bike hire and the pier. The well equipped hostel has two dormitories and one single room, showers, kitchen and laundry facilities. There’s a camp site adjacent to the hostel and campers have use of the hostel facilities. Organic produce may be available to buy from the farm and bike hire is available at the hostel. The island of Rousay is a walker’s and birdwatcher’s paradise with many footpaths and a nearby bird reserve. Often called ‘the Egypt of the North’, Rousay contains some of the best preserved archaeological sites in the north of Scotland, set in spectacular scenery rich in wildlife, plants and flowers. The small, friendly community creates a unique welcome for the visitor to this beautiful island. Photos copyright of VisitScotland and Paul Tompson.

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Rousay Hostel | northern Isles

Contact Rousay Hostel

or call Carol or Eric on
01856 821252 Mob: 07545 374029

Rooms & Beds:



All year. All day

Price per night:

£15.00 (£17 with linen), £7 camping.


Book by phone or email.


Ask directions from the pier or in advance by email.

Public Transport:

Travel to Orkney via a choice of four ferry routes from John O'Groats (summer only), from Scrabster, from Aberdeen or from Gills Bay. Once on mainland Orkney travel from Kirkwall to Tingwall Pier to cross by frequent ferry to Rousay. Easy walk from the pier to the hostel or can offer lift.

This accommodation is available to individuals.

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