Orkney

Accomodation

Orkney offers a range of places to stay including hotels, bed and breakfasts and guest houses, self-catering accommodation, longer term lets, etc.  The variety of property ranges from historic homes and farm diversifications to modern, purpose-built accommodation.

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Getting to Orkney

You can travel to Orkney from most UK cities by linking through any of the main Scottish airports.

Flybe flights are operated by Loganair from Glasgow (80 minutes), Edinburgh (80 minutes), Inverness (45 minutes), Aberdeen (50 minutes) and Shetland (35 minutes).  All of these flights operate daily and, with the exception of Glasgow, all have more than one flight to and from Orkney each day.

You can also travel by sea.

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Wednesday, August 16th 2017

MeyGen achieves generation landmark

The MeyGen tidal array has exported 1 gigawatt hour (GWh) of electricity into the National Grid – a significant milestone for the project. The first phase of MeyGen involves four 1.5 megawatt (MW) turbines installed off the Caithness coast, Full Story...

Friday, August 4th 2017

Wave energy know how online

Progress in the development of wave energy technology can now be tracked online. Wave Energy Scotland has launched a new web-based library containing a wealth of information on projects identified as priorities for the sector. WES is a subsidia Full Story...

Contact Information

c/o Maureen Shearer, Development Manager, HIE, 14 Queen Street, Kirkwall
KW15 1JE Scotland

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