Orkney Islands Scenery - Old Man of Hoy

Orkney has breath taking scenery with miles of rugged coastline and sea cliffs, it's rolling hills and green isles offer the visitor plenty to see and do during a relaxing holiday.

The sea cliffs of Hoy and St John's Head are a dramatic sight on the voyage to Orkney via the ferry, MV Hamnavoe.


Orkney Islands Scenery - Skara Brae

Orkney has more archaeological sites per square mile than any other place in Europe. They include the world famous Skara Brae, Maes Howe and Ring of Brodgar stone circle, all of which are over 4000 years old and many are within a few miles of Kenila.


Orkney Islands Scenery - Puffins

Seals, otters, mountain hares, sixty thousand kittiwakes and razor bills, puffins, shags, guillemots, Arctic skua, Arctic terns and killer whales all inhabit the sea, shores and cliffs of Orkney. Plenty to see for the casual bird watcher and the keen ornithologist alike.


Orkney Islands Scenery - St. Magnus Cathedral

Orkney's heritage is renowned, follow the Orkneyinga Saga, learn about the Earl's of Orkney and discover some of the amazing monuments and legends that they left behind. Visit the Bu in Orphir that was influenced by Earl Hakon Paulsson on his return from the crusades and wonder at St Magnus cathedral founded in 1137 by Earl Rognvold.

Outdoor Pursuits

Orkney Islands Scenery - Trout Fishing

Orkney has lots to offer from loch fishing to walking and cycling. Kenila is situated close to the Harray and Stenness lochs, both renowned for their excellent fishing opportunities. There's also wind surfing in Scapa Bay not to mention diving the German fleet, scuttled in Scapa Flow during the first world war.

One of the most beautiful B&Bs we've seen in Scotland!!! Sheila you are so kind and lovely! Thanks a lot for everything. Hope to see you again!! - Alberto & Federica from Rome, Italy