Hammersmith Bed & Breakfast
Harray, Orkney

Historic Scotland Visitor Pass

This pass will get you into the admission charged places for free. If you are travelling up through Scotland, you will get more value for money as you can use it at Urqhart Castle Loch Ness and various castles, on the journey up. This pass also gets you discounts at the cafes and shops on sites, and can also be used in England Wales too. Find out more at - https://members.historic-scotland.gov.uk/home

If you are just visiting Orkney, it is cheaper to actually just pay at the entrance as there are only 4 places that charge on mainland Orkney.

Please email me for any questions you may have.

Local Information

Orkney Heritage

The Orkney Islands have a long and colourful history. It is no exaggeration to say that the isles are a place where this history remains a part of everyday life. Find out more at http://www.orkneyjar.com

Local News

Find local news from Orkneys local paper the Orcadian on The Orcadian website.


Find out more about Orkney in general at Orkney.com

Orkney Archaeology

Orkney Archaeology Society are a charity registered in Scotland (SCO048044) which developed from the Friends of Orkney Archaeological Trust. Find out more at https://orkneyarchaeologysociety.org.uk/

Northlink Ferries

Car and passenger ferry from Scrabster and Shetland to Stromness. https://www.northlinkferries.co.uk/

Pentland Ferries

Car and passenger ferry from Gills Bay to St Margarets Hope. http://www.pentlandferries.co.uk/

John O'Groats Ferry

Foot passenger only ferry from John O'Groats to Burwick. http://www.jogferry.co.uk


Flights from Orkney from Inverness, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Sumburgh. https://www.loganair.co.uk/


Walking is one of the best ways to experience Orkney. Voted favourite activity by web visitors in 2004, exploring on foot combines the pleasures of the senses, and an intimacy with the environment which many visitors find so fulfilling. Find out more at http://www.walkorkney.co.uk/

Spiritual Orkney Tours

Spiritual Orkney offer a range of sacred and spiritual services to visitors, guests, seekers & pilgrims - as well as the communities of these magical islands. Find out more at https://www.spiritualorkney.co.uk/

Pier Arts Centre

The Pier Arts Centre is a Visit Scotland 5 Star Art Gallery and Museum in Stromness, Orkney. Home to a permanent collection and year round exhibitions and events… Find out more at http://www.pierartscentre.com/

Museums and Galleries

As you might expect in a community with such a rich history, Orkney has some truly brilliant museums where you can delve deeper into every aspect of our islands’ story. Find out more at https://www.orkney.com/things/history/museums


It is often said that music reflects the soul of a community and this is so true of Orkney. Find out more at https://www.orkney.com/things/culture/music