Self Catering Accommodation in Orkney




Woodwick House is an historic country house overlooking the island of Gairsay on Orkney

Set in a magical mysterious landscape surrounded by woodland with its own foreshore and views across the bay.

Snowdrops, bluebells and daffodils abound, with a cascading burn and beautiful old dovecot. 


Ideal for small groups for retreat, study, art, writing, voice, bird watching or holidays.


There are 8 bedrooms, 4 en-suite and 4 with shared bathroom.

Reasonable tariff from £1,500 per week depending on the number of people.


 Woodwick's 4 en-suite rooms are available for b&b from £99.

Please email or call us for availability - see details at the bottom of this page.


Woodwick is located close to the Broch of Gurness and within easy reach of the main historic sites of MaesHowe, Ring of Brodgar and the 5000 year old archaeological site shown on TV in 2012: Ness of Brodgar.



"Loved the warm welcome, quality of the food and general sense of comfort and style. We were given lots of very useful info on how to make the most of our time in Orkney and nothing was too much trouble. Excellent." - Lillian, UK


“Absolutely wonderful! Lovely home, view, gardens, location & owners.”  – Christa, US


“Fantastic welcome with tea tray in sitting room. Comfy room and full breakfast with imaginative menu. Gardens to die for, picturesque setting and only 20 minutes from Kirkwall.” – Helen, UK


“Location unparalleled on Orkney - in a wood, leading down to the sea. Lovely old house. Superb breakfast. Friendly welcome with tea tray and homemade goodies. Best stay we’ve had in ages.” – Rose, UK