Kringla 3

15th August for 11 nights £738.  £138 OFF = £600








Kringla 2

15th August for 5 nights £425.  £50 OFF =  £375

29th August for 4 nights £330.  £30 OFF = £300

15th September for 4 nights £300








Kringla 1

26th August for 3 nights £255

5th September for 4 nights £300



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Orkney has had a very difficult period of wet and cold weather this year.  There will be far reaching consequences as cattle were very late out and some farmers had to sell as they did not have enough grass.  Some farmers have even had to take cattle back into the byres as they were making so much mess in the wet fields. The crops have not grown as they should and therefore there will be a reduction in the quantity and quality of winter fodder made on the islands.  This will impact on the number of cattle that can be over wintered.  We have already ordered a load of straw to be shipped from the mainland to help see us through the winter.  Today we are very relieved as we have harvested our silage crop.  

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Balfour Castle, Shapinsay

Summer arrived last Saturday 27th June after a very long spell of wet and cold weather.  Luckily we had a family birthday party to attend in Shapinsay, a small island about 20 mins from Kirkwall.  We took the regular ferry out and had a lovely time with bbq, live band and catch up with family and friends.  We left Shapinsay at 10pm to return home on a small charter boat and enjoyed the most beautiful crossing as the sun was setting.  Magical!

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primula scotica
Special Last Minute Offers! Up to £50 OFF! 
Saturday 15th August for 5 nights **£40 OFF** Kringla 2 £380
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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.