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.

Do you dream of embracing the natural beauty of North Scotland in a tranquil yet comfortable environment where adventures are only ever a stone's throw away? Barony Hotel is the answer.

Situated on the shores of Boardhouse Loch in Birsay, ours is the best bed and breakfast North Scotland has to offer. For a little luxury and a lot of enjoyment on the Orkneys, come visit us today!

Bed and Breakfast North Scotland For Just £45pppn!

Here at Barony Hotel, we pride ourselves on providing comfortable stays in Birsay at an exceptional price. In fact, our rooms are priced just £45 per person per night, and that includes a traditional Scottish breakfast on each morning of your stay. Meanwhile, guests are invited to book a table for an evening meal at our large bar lounge, which overlooks the beautiful Boardhouse Loch.

When staying at our bed and breakfast North Scotland, you'll have a choice of single, twin, double, or family (3 people) rooms, all of which provide the following features;

Spacious rooms boasting comforting décor choices to promote a great night's sleep.
Comfortable beds and freshly cleaned linen for each night of your stay.
An en suite bathroom, as well as tea and coffee making facilities.
Lockable doors to provide extra security and privacy to all guests.
The support of a friendly team that are ready to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

For the perfect stay in a safe and comfortable setting supported by friendly staff, our bed and breakfast North Scotland is the answer. Our beautiful guest house attracts and accommodates visitors from Scotland, the UK, and overseas. Whether staying for a night or a month, it is the perfect foundation for building the holiday adventure of your dreams.

Explore The Natural Beauty Of Birsay & Beyond

The Orkney Islands are among the UK's most stunning locations, and our bed and breakfast North Scotland is located next to the shores of Boardhouse Loch, allowing you to embrace everything Birsay and the nearby attractions have to offer. Whether it's catching the sunrise over the cliffs or exploring the various trails, it's the perfect location to enjoy nature with long walks to aid the body, mind, and soul.

Your stay in North Scotland has a lot more than fresh air and relaxing walks to offer. Visitors can embrace a range of activities in Birsay and beyond, such as;

A day or night of fishing on the lochs of Harray, Swanney and Hundland.
Time spent watching local seabirds at any of the three local dedicated bird reserves.
Exploring the local archaeological sites, including the award-winning Ness of Brodgar.
Visiting other destinations across the Orkney Islands, such as Sourin, Stromness, and Hoy.
Learn about the history of the area at the museum or sites like Earl's Palace.


Whether you want a break from the hectic modern world, an opportunity to photo stunning skylines, the area has something for everyone. By choosing our bed and breakfast North Scotland, those opportunities await on each day of your stay. For solo travellers, couples, and families alike, magical moments are guaranteed.


Book A Room Today

Ready to come and experience beautiful North Scotland for yourself? Then call Davie or Anne on 01856 721 327 to find out more and complete your booking today!