Skara Brae is a stone built Neolithic settlement located at the Bay of Skaill. It consists of 8 clustered houses and was occupied from 3180BC - 2500BC.

The Brough of Birsay is an uninhabited tidal island off the north west coast of the Mainland. The earliest settlement was in the 6th Century by Christian missionaries. In the background is the Loch of Boardhouse where the Barony Hotel is situated on the shoreline.

The Broch of Gurness is an Iron Age broch village overlooking Eynhallow Sound. Settlement began somewhere between 500 and 200BC and lasted until 100AD when it was abandoned and the ditches filled in. The site continued to be used until the 8th century.

Kitchener's Memorial is a crenellated tower built by public subscription in 1926 to honour the memory of Lord Kitchener. He along with 554 officers and men died when HMS Hampshire sank off the Marwick coast on 5th June 1916.

The Ring of Brodgar is a Neolithic henge and stone circle 104m in diameter and is the 3rd largest in Britain. It is thought to have been erected between 2500BC and 2000BC.

Come and explore the beautiful Boardhouse Loch and the Orkney Islands at the comfortable Barony Hotel!

Whether visiting the islands for a weekend or a month, the family-run hotel is the only guest house Orkney visitors could ever need. The location, tranquillity, and luxury are sure to provide the perfect stay.

Adventures On Your Doorstep

The Barony Hotel guest house Orkney is perfectly situated on the shores of Boardhouse Loch in Birsay, providing a plethora of activities and experiences to be enjoyed alone, as a family, or with friends. The guest house is just a stone's throw from the Birsay cliffs and shore. Taking a short walk to catch the sunrise or sunset is a truly magical experience that'll last a lifetime.

As well as taking in the stunning skylines and fresh sea air, visitors can also enjoy a vast array of other activities in beautiful northern Scotland. The list includes but is not limited to;

Exploring a variety of archaeological sites, such as the award-winning Ness of Brodgar,
Fishing at the three excellent fishing lochs of Harray, Swanney and Hundland.
Birdwatching at three dedicated bird reserves that are frequented by local seabirds.
Educational visits to historic sights like Earl's Palace and Kirbuster Museum.
Trekking and cycling routes around the island.

Guests can additionally take the short trips to nearby locations of Sourin, Stromness, and Hoy. For the perfect blend of relaxation and exploring nature, Birsay is the ideal destination. Our guest house Orkney provides the perfect base to enjoy those features in style. For short and long-term stays throughout the year, come and experience beautiful Birsay for yourself.


Staying At Barony Hotel

Every holidaymaker knows that the accommodation can make or break their vacation. We facilitate magical moments at our guest house Orkney, not least thanks to our large lounge bar that provides fine dining on a backdrop of the beautiful Boardhouse Loch. Whether it's that special family meal or a romantic evening as a couple, it's an experience not to be missed.

Barony Hotel is one of the best-loved guest houses on the Orkney Islands, attracting guests of varying ages and backgrounds. Here's what we can offer you;

Clean, comfortable rooms with en suite bathrooms as well as tea and coffee making facilities.
A choice of single, double, twin, and family (3 people) rooms available.
Excellent care from a friendly family that can advise you about the local attractions.
Nicely decorated communal spaces in a hotel that's situated in peaceful surroundings.
Affordable prices with stays costing just £44 per person per night.

Barony Hotel guest house Orkney welcomes visitors from nearby parts of northern Scotland, holidaymakers from around the UK, and international guests alike. Whether it's a calming retreat, fishing holiday, or honeymoon, we'll go the extra mile to ensure your trip is everything you wanted and more.


Book Your Orkney Stay Today!

Whether you're already planning your trip to the Orkney Islands on set dates or want to learn more about our availability, take the first steps to your perfect stay today by calling Davie or Anne on 01856 721 327.