The Peedie House
Gerraquoy Organic Farm
St Margarets Hope
The Peedie House is an old stone byre which has been modernised and converted into 4 star self-catering accommodation for couples. It was built in the mid twentieth century with dry-stane walling techniques to store tatties (potatoes) and neeps (swedes). The Peedie House has been designed and constructed to enable full disabled access, and to high green tourism standards. The owner is WORLD HOST trained:
•Visit Scotland 4 star self-catering award.
•Green Tourism Business Scheme GOLD award. For further details see www.green-business.co.uk
•Full disabled access provision (see Access Statement below).
•Solar powered water heating, full roof and wall insulation, and under-floor heating.
•100% guaranteed renewable energy used for its electric supply, either self-generated (click renewables for further information) or supplied by Good Energy. For further details see www.goodenergy.co.uk
•Electric car available for hire at competitive rates should you so wish.
•Large conservatory, double bedroom, bathroom with shower and 1st class kitchen facilities.
•Walkers and cyclists welcome.
Gerraquoy Organic Farm is situated about 3 miles east of the village of St. Margaret’s Hope. From St. Margaret’s Hope (if arriving on the Gill’s Bay ferry) turn left out of the village and take the main road A961 to Kirkwall. After 2 miles turn right along the B9044 signed South Cara. Gerraquoy is a mile up this road on the left hand side – look out for our 2 wind turbines & sign!
From Kirkwall head south on the A961 and cross all 4 Churchill Barriers. After passing through the island and village of Burray, and then after crossing the last barrier, take the second turn left up the B9044 signed South Cara. Gerraquoy is a mile up this road on the left hand side – look out for our 2 wind turbines & sign!