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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Kirkwall, Orkney, United Kingdom
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Kirkwall, Orkney, United Kingdom
from £80
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Kirkwall, Orkney, United Kingdom
from £110
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House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Kirkwall, Orkney, United Kingdom
from £125
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Kirkwall, Orkney, United Kingdom
from £81
Booking.com
4.9
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Kirkwall, Orkney, United Kingdom
from £86
Booking.com
4.7
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Kirkwall, Orkney, United Kingdom
from £82
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House ∙ 3 guests
Kirkwall, Orkney, United Kingdom
from £92
Booking.com
4.7
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Kirkwall, Orkney, United Kingdom
from £81
Booking.com
4.9
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Top holiday accommodation with fishing spots nearby

Fishing
House ∙ 3 guests
Kirkwall, Orkney, United Kingdom
from £105
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4.3
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Fishing
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Kirkwall, Orkney, United Kingdom
from £73
Booking.com
4.4
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Fishing
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Kirkwall, Orkney, United Kingdom
from £81
Booking.com
4.9
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Fishing
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Kirkwall, Orkney, United Kingdom
from £70
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4.8
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Kirkwall

  • No smoking (71)
  • Internet (68)
  • TV (62)
  • Parking (62)
  • Kitchen (52)
  • Washer (45)
  • Microwave (38)
  • Garden (27)
  • Dishwasher (23)
  • No pets (22)
  • Fishing (15)
  • Wheelchair access (10)
Kirkwall is a great holiday spot if you want a property with a pool. A few of the properties there have one. House rentals with pools in Kirkwall are a good choice for groups of 4 and have an average cost of £77 per night. In Kirkwall, all of the rentals with a pool are situated near the water. Holidaymakers who are specifically searching for a pet-friendly property will find Kirkwall suitable, as many holiday rentals are pet-friendly. Most pet-friendly holiday lettings in Kirkwall are house rentals. Furthermore, their average price is £114 a night. A few of the pet-friendly properties are situated less than 2 kilometres away from the city centre.

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31 among the 89 available properties in Kirkwall are house rentals. In other words, they make up one-third of the property types in this destination (34.83%). Additionally, these properties have an average size of 44 m² as well as an average price of £109 a night. Moreover, if you're travelling in a group of 5, house rentals are most likely an excellent property type in Kirkwall, as they can usually welcome 5 guests. Apartment rentals are the second most frequent accommodation type in Kirkwall. Apartment rentals have an average size of 78 m² in Kirkwall.

Kirkwall holiday lettings for a break in Orkney's largest town

There is a wide range of holiday letting accommodation options in the town of Kirkwall. Choose a modern new-build on the outskirts of town, or an older stone house or flat in the town centre to have everything close to hand.

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Food & Drinks

Scotch whisky production at Highland Park

Kirkwall is home to Scotland's most northerly whisky distillery, Highland Park. The distillery is open for visits year-round, and visitors can enjoy a guided tour around the production facility. Of course the visit ends with a wee dram, and the gift shop is well stocked with all manner of whisky-related gifts.

Art & Culture

Museums, cathedral and jewellery-making in Orkney

The Orkney Museum, in the centre of Kirkwall, tells the story of the Orkney Islands from the Stone Age to the present day. Featuring many important artefacts from the Stone Age, Pictish, and Viking sites around the island, the museum also caters for younger visitors with special activity sheets.

Directly across the road from the museum is St Magnus Cathedral, notable for its elaborate stonework in traditional red sandstone. Orkney is well-known for jewellery-making, and one of the islands' most famous designers is Sheila Fleet, whose work is exhibited in a large two-storey gallery in the centre of Kirkwall.

Family Activities

Keeping the children entertained on a break in Kirkwall

A short drive out of Kirkwall will take you to the Orkney Fossil and Heritage centre, where children will love the huge range of fossils and semi-precious stones on display from all over the Orkney Islands. There is also an exhibition about Orkney during wartime, and the building of the Barrier causeways linking the islands.

A little further south is the Orkney Marine Life Aquarium, which is the ideal wet weather day out. The main draw for children in Kirkwall is the beaches, and the nearest is at Inganess Bay, just off the road to the airport.

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