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Scottish Mainland Travel

Activities


Tours, Guiding and excursions
Enjoy the benefit of local knowledge, which we like to share with you, what ever your interests, or wishes we can cater for Archaeology, Golf, Wildlife & Nature, Fishing, Sailing, Retreats or Walking , and many many more. Tour Orkney and Shetland is here to make sure that your expectations are met and surpassed - www.tourorkneyshetland.co.uk

Fishing
Trout Fishing on Orkney's well stocked lochs is a popular pastime. Boat hire and ghillies are widely available to visiting anglers. Wings N Things - Tel: 01856 850526
Sea angling along the West Mainland and Hoy coastline is also highly recommended. Outwest Charters offer day & evening trips from Stromness Harbour - www.outwestcharters.co.uk

Golf
Enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Stromness' 18 hole golf course, just one mile from the Hotel. Stromness Golf Club - Tel: 01856 850772 - www.stromnessgc.co.uk

Deep Sea Diving
The famous waters and sunken wrecks of Scapa Flow makes Orkney a mecca for divers worldwide. Tuition is available for beginners - Scapa Scuba - Tel: 01856 851218

Birdwatching
The Orkney Islands are teaming with large populations of bird life - Hen Harriers, Merlins, Short-Eared Owls, Kestrels and up to 50,000 pairs of Puffins.

Swimming
Stromness has a newly refurbished swimming pool with a sauna, jacuzzi and fitness suite which is well worth a visit.

Stromness Museum
The museum in Stromness is well worth a visit with artefacts from the German Fleet in Scapa Flow, the Hudson's Bay Company, Arctic whaling and Orkney Nature.

Pony Trekking
Enjoy the beautiful Orkney landscape from horseback - visit Cruan Riding School for lessons or pony hire. Tel: 01856 761271  

Sightseeing
The Stromness Hotel is ideally located for visitors wishing to visit Orkney's most famous sites - the Standing Stones of Stenness, the Ring of Brodgar and Skara Brae are a short drive away.

Some of the activities offered, as well as sightseeing, excursions to the islands, bus tours, car and bicycle hire, can be arranged by the Hotel.