Woodwick Mill has been renovated to provide superior self-catering accommodation in a beautiful burnside setting. The environment is quiet and serene with ducks, trout, grey wagtails and the relaxing sound of Woodwick Burn babbling over the flagstone bedrock. The accommodation is finished to an excellent and well-equipped standard. The eco-friendly building is highly insulated and warmed by heat pump with solar panels providing hot water. Each apartment has a Spa Bath, separate shower, fridge, freezer, cooker, microwave and Jamie Oliver tableware. There are superb views over the surrounding countryside and neighbouring islands. All double beds are King sized. With ample parking the Mill is 20 minutes’ drive from each of the two main towns, Kirkwall and Stromness. The self-catering accommodation is suitable for gatherings with each group or family having a separate apartment. The mill dam has been repaired and a fish ladder added to enable trout to reach the upper reaches of Woodwick Burn. The objective has been to restore the natural environment of the Woodwick valley for the enjoyment of guests. As the public road is at some distance the magical tranquility is not disturbed by traffic noise.
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.)
Take train to Thurso then bus or taxi to Scrabster for the ferry to Stromness. See below for instructions from Stromness.
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.
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.
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