Citadel Cottage


 Self Catering Cottage | Stromness | Orkney | From £400 per week

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Privately situated at the end of a single track road out of the town, Citadel Cottage benefits from peaceful surroundings yet is only a five-minute walk to the town of Stromness. Surrounded by stunning views this sweet cottage makes for a perfect romantic getaway. Citadel Cottage has one bedroom and sleeps two people.


  • Small yet perfectly formed the cottage is well equipped and tastefully decorated with traditional local artwork throughout.
  • The multi-fuel stove in the lounge keeps the cottage cosy or on warmer summer evenings enjoy the sunset from the bench in the garden.
  • There are beautiful walks in every direction from the doorstep, especially the walk to the shore where you may be lucky enough to spot some seals.
  • Orkney offers so much to see and do and this is a great base with archaeological sites such as Skara Brae and the Ring of Brodgar less than twenty minutes drive away.
  • The cottage itself is charming and after a day touring you can enjoy an evening in front of the fire and watch the changing sea views.
  • Internet access.



The heart of Neolithic Orkney is a 10min drive from the cottage, heading to the West Mainland where you can visit Skara BraeMaeshoweRing of Brodgar and Standing Stones of Stenness . A further drive of 15 mins will take you to the Brough of Birsay Broch of Gurness  and Earls Palace Birsay

Take time out from the sites and take a stroll through the cobbled streets of Stromness,visit the Pier Arts Centre  , Stromness Museum  or Ness Battery . Find out more about Stromness HERE​​​​​​.

For craft enthusiasts, why not follow the Creative Trail  or visit the Creative Orkney  and Orkney Arts & Crafts  websites. ​For nature lovers please visit RSPB Orkney facebook page or visit the RSPB website  . There is also the Orkney Nature Festival you may be interested in. If you are keen on golf, there are three 18-hole courses on the mainland, Stromness Golf ClubKirkwall Golf Club and South Ronaldsay Golf Club​​​​​​.