Travel

By Car

If you have a GPS set the destination Post Code to KW17 2PQ

From Aberdeen take the Northlink ferry to Kirkwall.

Or from Scrabster take the Northlink ferry to Stromness.

Or from Gills Bay take Pentland Ferries to St Margarets Hope followed by the A961 to Kirkwall.

(See below for instructions from Kirkwall or Stromness.)

By Rail

Take train to Thurso then bus or taxi to Scrabster for the ferry to Stromness. See below for instructions from Stromness.

By Air

See Highlands & Islands Airports Ltd for Air Transport Links and Timetables for Flybe (www.flybe.com) and British Airways (www.britishairways.com).

After arrival turn right and take the A960 to Kirkwall. See below for directions from Kirkwall.

By Passenger Ferry

Take Northlink from Scrabster to Stromness.

Or - Northlink from Aberdeen to Kirkwall.

Or - passenger-only John O’ Groats Ferries from John O' Groats to Burwick. The bus takes you to Kirkwall.

Or -take Pentland Ferries from Gills Bay to St Margaret’s Hope. Then take the A961 to Kirkwall.

See below for directions from Stromness or Kirkwall.

From Kirkwall

Take the A965 into Finstown, turn right onto the A966 towards Evie and go for 6 miles. Take the next right AFTER the sign to Tingwall Jetty then first left onto a dirt road. Just past the old farm buildings turn left onto the tarred road for Woodwick Mill.

From Stromness

Take the A965 into Finstown, turn left onto A966 towards Evie and go for 6 miles. Take the next right AFTER the sign to Tingwall Jetty then first left onto a dirt road. Just past the old farm buildings turn left onto the tarred road for Woodwick Mill.

A Bus Service is operated by Stagecoach, Telephone 01856 870 555, see the "Orkney Transport Guide, Travel Times" in the apartment. The bus follows the route Hillside Road - Woodwick Road - Tingwall Ferry or vice versa.


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