Orkney Bed and Breakfast is set in the countryside with sea views on the west mainland, close to historic sites. There is a large south-facing garden with patio area and picnic bench. Free on-site parking is offered.

Each spacious room has a private en suite facilities, either with a shower or both a bath and shower. Along with toiletries, a hairdryer and hot drink making facilities are provided in each room. There is an accessible downstairs room including a large walk-in wet room.

A freshly cooked hot breakfast as well as a continental buffet is served every morning

Kirkwall is 12.4 miles from Aviedale Cottage B&B.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private parking available on-site

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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 2
Deluxe Double or Twin Room with Sea View
  • 2 single beds
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 4
Deluxe Family Suite with Sea Views
  • 2 single beds and
  • 1 extra-large double bed
  • 2 extra-large double beds
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Max adults: 2
King Room with Sea View
  • 1 large double bed
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

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  • The staff speak English

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About Aviedale Cottage B&B

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  • hi can you advise coming from the mainland cheapest means of getting to you please ?

    Hi Northlink or Pentland ferries are the best option. Are you bringing a car? otherwise you could fly and hire a car. A car is needed to stay at our location as there is no public transport.

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    Answered on 18 October 2021
  • What rooms are available? Looking for large double and shower from 7/6 until 10/6. Thanks

    Hi the Earl Thorfinn is available, Monday 7th June - Thursday 10th June. Thanks Katie

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    Answered on 26 May 2021
  • Hi, are there and towns/restaurants within walking distance for the evening? Thanks Karen

    Sorry not within walking distance, closest places are 10/15minute drive. We do offer evening picnic hampers with cheese and biscuits, home bakes, fruit etc

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    Answered on 6 June 2021
Aviedale Cottage Bed and Breakfast

Managed by Aviedale Cottage Bed and Breakfast

Company review score: 9.9 Based on 39 reviews from 1 property

1 managed property
2 years of experience

Company information

Katie & David enjoy sharing their home with others, we welcome you to enjoy Orkney and hope you find the rooms welcoming and restful. We are here to make your visit as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

Property information

Aviedale Bed and Breakfast provides comfortable accommodation for those wanting to visit Orkney, we have large rooms with 100% cotton bedlinen and large ensuite bathrooms. The house has wonderful views sea views of Kirkwall bay. viedale Cottage is close to many of Orkneys historical sites as well as wonderful beaches and places to spot wildlife. There is a large breakfast room with sea views where you can enjoy a fresh local full Scottish breakfast as well as fresh fruit, yoghurt and cereals. Aviedeale Cottage offers two bedroom units with spacious rooms all enjoying wonderful views. The St Ola suite is on the first floor with two double bedrooms - one king and one super king and a shared private toilet and shower room. These rooms are idea for families or friends travelling together, and have wonderful sea views. Earl Thorfinn is a super king size room on the ground floor. There is a wonderful ensuite bathroom with bath and shower and sea views from the bedroom window. Each room has a flat screen TV, hair dryer and hot drink making facilities. An iron, ironing board and cot are also available on request. Each room can be set up as a double or twin

Neighbourhood information

Aviedale Cottage is in the village of Rendall approximately 13 miles from Kirkwall and 16 miles from Stromness, on the west mainland of Orkney. Close to the local historical sites as well a lovely beaches for walking and exploring. Orkney is a very accessible island with good roads and public transport, there are regular ferry's to the other islands where there is even more to explore. Aviedale Cottage is close to the Tingwall ferry terminal which offers a route to Rousay an island with many historical sites well worth a visit.

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Property surroundings *
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What's nearby
  • Highland Park Distillery
    6.7 miles
  • Maeshowe
    6.9 miles
  • Standing Stones of Stenness
    7.6 miles
  • Ness of Brogdar
    7.6 miles
  • Ring of Brogdar
    8 miles
  • Skara Brae
    10.8 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Merkinster Hotel
    8 miles
  • Cafe/bar Eviedale
    8 miles
  • Restaurant Smithfield Hotel
    9 miles
  • Restaurant Lucano
    13 miles
Natural beauty
  • Mountain Maeshowe
    9 miles
  • Mountain Ring of Brodgar
    10 miles
  • Mountain Skara Brae
    14 miles
Closest airports
  • Kirkwall Airport
    8.2 miles
  • Westray Airport
    20.6 miles
  • Wick John O’Groats Airport
    41.4 miles
How to get to Aviedale Cottage B&B from Kirkwall Airport
    Free parking is available.
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Facilities of Aviedale Cottage B&B
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Extra long beds (> 2 metres)
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Sea view
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secured parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Packed lunches
  • Laundry Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
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House rules Aviedale Cottage B&B takes special requests - add in the next step!


16:00 - 19:00


09:30 - 10:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

The fine print

Check-in is between 16:00-19:00. Out of hours requests can be accepted, but check-in is not possible after 23:00.

Please inform Aviedale Cottage B&B in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Aviedale Cottage B&B

  • Aviedale Cottage B&B offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Aviedale Cottage B&B by:

      • Car 30min

    • The prices at Aviedale Cottage B&B may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Aviedale Cottage B&B (subject to availability):

      • Parking on site
      • Private parking
      • Parking
      • Secured parking
      • Accessible parking
      • Free parking

    • Check-in at Aviedale Cottage B&B is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

    • Guests staying at Aviedale Cottage B&B can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.5).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian
      • Gluten-free
      • Buffet
      • À la carte

    • Room options at Aviedale Cottage B&B include:

      • Twin/Double
      • Family
      • Double

    • Aviedale Cottage B&B is 850 yards from the centre of Gorseness.