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Howan Cottage, Dounby, Orkney

Entire cottage hosted by Yvonne
4 guests2 bedrooms3 beds1 bath

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Welcome to Howan Cottage, newly renovated self-catering Cottage in Orkney’s West Mainland. Situated on a family farm in the heart of Orkney’s natural and cultural heritage. An ideal base to explore Orkney from.

Please visit our website www.howancottageorkney.co.uk

We are also on Facebook

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The space
Newly renovated cottage with modern facilities. All the comforts of home away from home.

Guest access
You will have use of the cottage, private garden and garage for storing bikes or other equipment.

Other things to note
Directions To Howan Cottage
Our address: Howan Cottage, Dounby, Orkney KW17 2HS
GPS co-ordinates: Latitude: 59.074296 Longitude: -3.249923
Or Grid Reference HY28443 21484
Directions from St Margarets Hope: 29 miles 55 mins
• Head northwest toward Back Rd/B9043 226ft
• Take the 1st right onto Back Rd/B9043 0.1mile
• Turn right onto Church Rd/B9043 0.2 mile
• Turn left to stay on Church Rd/B9043 151ft
• Turn left onto A961 13.5miles
• Slight left onto Holm Branch Rd/A963
• Continue to follow A963
• Go through 1 roundabout 1.4 miles
• At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A965 7.7 miles
• Turn right onto A986
• Continue through the Village of Dounby until you are outside the 30 mile an hour zone
• Turn left on the first farm entry
• Follow the road down to the right and Howan Cottage is at the bottom on your left
• Park inside the wooden gates
Directions from Stromness: 10 miles 18 mins
• Turn right onto Ferry Road
• At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto N End Rd/A965
• Continue to follow A965 0.8 mile
• Turn left onto A967 3.1 miles
• Turn right to stay on A967 2.6 miles
• Turn right onto Vetquoy Rd/B9057
• Continue to follow B9057 2.3miles
• Turn left onto A986
• Continue through the Village of the Dounby until you are outside the 30 mile an hour zone
• Turn left on the first farm entry
• Follow the road down to the right and Howan Cottage is at the bottom on your left
• Park inside the wooden gates


Directions from Kirkwall ferry: 13miles 25 minutes
• Head west toward Grainshore Rd 0.4mi
• Turn right onto Grainshore Rd 0.2mi
• Take the 1st left to stay on Grainshore Rd 223ft
• Turn right onto A965 6.4 miles
• Turn right onto A986
• Continue through the Village of Dounby until you are outside the 30 mile an hour zone
• Turn left on the first farm entry
• Follow the road down to the right and Howan Cottage is at the bottom on your left
• Park inside the wooden gates
From Kirkwall Airport
• Turn right onto A960 2.9miles
• Turn left onto Clay Loan 0.3 miles
• Turn right onto Junction Rd/A963
• At the roundabout, take the 1st exit follow road to the roundabout
• At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A965 7.7 miles
• Turn right onto A986 Continue through the Village of Dounby until you are outside the 30 mile an hour zone
• Turn left on the first farm entry
• Follow the road down to the right and Howan Cottage is at the bottom on your left
• Park inside the wooden gates
Welcome to Howan Cottage, newly renovated self-catering Cottage in Orkney’s West Mainland. Situated on a family farm in the heart of Orkney’s natural and cultural heritage. An ideal base to explore Orkney from.

Please visit our website www.howancottageorkney.co.uk

We are also on Facebook

And Destination Orkney

Contact us for up to date information.

The spac…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds

Amenities

Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Washer
Wifi
Indoor fireplace
TV
Heating
Smoke alarm
Carbon monoxide alarm
First aid kit

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Location

Dounby, Scotland, United Kingdom

Within walking distance of the Dounby Village. Pubs, Shops, Post Office and members of Orkney’s Craft Trail.

Hosted by Yvonne

Joined in February 2019
  • 2 Reviews
Co-hosts
  • Fiona
During your stay
We are open all year round.
We meet our guests personally.
We are close by to answer any questions.
  • Language: English
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Long term stays (28 days or more) are allowed
Health & safety
Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Learn more
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $138
Cancellation policy