Situated off the northern tip of the UK mainland, the islands of Orkney are a world apart from the rest of Scotland. Expansive sandy beaches stretching for miles along each coast make them the perfect destination for relaxing dog friendly holidays. Pretty villages and towns hide the ruins of ancient palaces between their ornate cathedrals and picturesque parks. Explore their heritage in busy main streets filled with arts and crafts stores and quaint cafes, and discover its archaeological riches in absorbing museums and art galleries.
The Orkney Islands promise adventure and intrigue, and with around 70 individual atolls in this exceptional archipelago, there’s lots of exploring to be done. Our holiday cottages in Orkney are the perfect self-catering base for discovering every part of this fascinating landscape, giving you the chance to enjoy the famed island lifestyle for a week or two. Relaxing, stimulating and extraordinary, we can’t guarantee you’ll ever want to leave.