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Orkney & Shetland Self catering Holiday Homes

Self-catering holiday homes in Orkney or the Shetland Isles are delightful ways to explore Scotland’s beautiful remote and picturesque islands, which are well known for their beautiful natural spectacles, the enchanting Northern Lights and the Norse historical ruins. A self catering cottage gives you the freedom to enjoy a holiday at your pace and to be in the group of your near and dear ones unlike a hotel room. Most of these cottages are located in country side locales that allow you to enjoy a laid back holiday at its best. Browse through our well sorted list of self catering accommodation options in Orkneys and Shetlands and make your holidays a cut above the rest.

Havra Holiday Cottage Sleeps 2

Named after an island to the northwest of Maywick, Havra is a very old croft cottage that possibly dates back to the 1650s or before . Sleeps 2

Park Croft, Orkney Islands - Sleeps 3

A cosy hideaway, with spectacular sea views, in a very remote area, Park, a former croft, perfectly placed to get away from it all. A simply, yet comfortably furnished holiday cottage, built in 1884 from t...

Three Island View, Westray, Sleeps 4

These lovely holiday cottages, renovated to a good standard, enjoy unrivalled views over the sea. Westray, the queen of the Isles, is the ultimate get away from it all destination.

Buxa Farm Chalets & Croft sleeps 4

3 Norwegian style semi-detached chalets & recently renovated croft house on the A964 between Houton Stromness in Orphir. Waterfront property on 20 acres of  land with stunning panoramic views of Hoy.

The Old Sea Barn Hillswick sleeps 4

It is a converted stone 18th century barn, all electric with a very high standard of insulation.Direct access to the beach. Views across the bay.Sometimes you can see an otter, who runs up past the beach and past the window.The sea for breakfast.

Shoreside Holiday Cottage Sleeps 4

Shoreside holiday cottage is a detached Croft House situated in a seafront location just a few feet from the waters edge. Built around 1863 on Shetlands, using local stone and wood from a grounded German cargo ship, this cottage has a fascinating story to tell. Sleeps 4

Old Hall Cottage, Hoy, Orkney sleeps 6

Newly renovated 2 bedroom cottage in the grounds of Old Hall on Hoy, close to Kirkhope Bay. Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms with sofa bed can sleep 6 

Cedarlee Self Catering sleeps 6

Single storey cedar clad 2 bedroom cottage on Rousay in Orkney. Just 5 minutes from the pier but set in own grounds & enjoying panoramic views. Completed in November 2011.

South House sleeps 6

South House is a homely, quirky  cosy Shetland Croft house which sits on the southern shores of Ronas Voe, about 50 yards from a beach and ruins of a historic fishing station.

Kirmareth sleeps 6

Spacious Norwegian style family house located in a stunning elevated position with panoramic views across the shores of Scapa Flow. Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms

Lower Midgarth, Orkney Isles - Sleeps 7

Croft on Mainland, Orkney in 2.5 acres of ground with panoramic views. Sleeps 7

Fisherman's Cove, Orkney - Sleeps 6-8

These lovely holiday cottages, renovated to a good standard, enjoy unrivalled views over the sea. Westray, the queen of the Isles, is the ultimate get away from it all destination. This beautiful island, j...

Rocklea Villa sleeps 8

It is situated on the west side of the Shetland mainland in the picturesque village of Walls.

Buxa Farm Chalets and Croft House sleeps 8

Three Norwegian style semi-detached wooden chalets and recently renovated croft house situated on the A964 between Houton and Stromness in Orphir. Waterfront property on 20 acres of unspoilt land with stunning panoramic views of Hoy.