Orkneyshorecottage - Old Point - Welcome!
Old Point is a modernised one roomed self catering cottage with a wood burning stove, close to the shore and in a quiet unspoilt location in Orkney.
It will sleep 2 sharing a bed.
Amazing views, wildlife, plants, sunsets and sunrises. Come and enjoy Old Point!
The low original sea facing door opens onto a small lawned area and then, there is the sea.
Direct access to the shore via a short steepish slope
The views of Scapa Flow to the south with the Hoy Hills to the west are stunning
Five islands in view, headlands, lightouses, beacons and passing boats
Watch sunrises and sunsets and sea moods
Watch seals and lots of seabirds (gannets, terns, oystercatchers, short eared owls and hen harriers etc)
Otters and whales have been seen from the cottage but are very rare.
Sit, write, paint or walk on the rocky shore
Enjoy a drink on the patio watching the movement of the water and the drama of the sea and sky
Commune alone with nature or visit some of the many interesting sites Orkney has to offer
Within easy travelling distance are The World Heritage Sites of Skara Brae, Maeshowe, The Ring of Brodgar and the Standing Stones of Stenness. Other archaelogical sites also close by and well worth a visit
Take time exploring the beautiful Orkney islands - Hoy, Rousay, Shapinsay, Eday, Westray, Sanday, North Ronaldsay, Flotta, Graemsay Wyre and Egilsay can all be visited by local boats - many of them have daily crossings.