dounby villageKringla Apartments are in the peaceful village of Dounby. Dounby is situated on cross roads to all parts of the West Mainland of Orkney. Its central location gives easy access to the archaeological and historic sites, beautiful coastlines, lochs and RSPB reserves. They are a short drive to Orkney’s two towns of Kirkwall and Stromness. Ideal for self catering, Orkney gives you the opportunity to make the most of the long summer daylight hours.

kringla location dounbyA 2 minute walk takes you to the local supermarket with petrol station which is open all day every day. The village also boasts an award winning butcher, hotel which serves delicious food, craft shop, post office, chemist, play park, and gym at the Community school.

Kringla Apartments are a short distance from scarcely populated sandy beaches, rugged and dramatic coastlines, RSPB reserves, trout fishing lochs, country walks and are an ideal base for discovering Orkney’s heritage and history.

Kringla is conveniently located for the “Heart of Neolithic Orkney”, a UNESCO world heritage site, including Skara Brae, Maes Howe, the Standing Stones of Stenness, Ring o’ Brodgar and the recently uncovered Ness o’ Brodgar.

Our guests often comment that Kringla is very convenient and well appointed. These state-of the art apartments are the perfect place for you to recoup your energy after a day of fresh air and breathtaking scenery.

Newbigging Orkney Self Catering

A tasteful cottage located in peaceful farmland with spectacular views. Only 3 miles from local amenities and many of the historical sites are within a 15 minute drive.