Visit Orkney and experience 5 star luxury self catering accommodation at its very best. Rickla offers exceptional decor and attention to detail; the perfect base for your Orcadian holiday break. Delight in our secluded location with stunning panorama of the lochs and hills, all from the comfort of your holiday home.
Enjoy comfort, space and tranquility at the only 5 star holiday accommodation within the UNESCO World Heritage Site - the Heart of Neolithic Orkney. Visit Skara Brae, the Ring of Brodgar and Maeshowe Tomb, and discover archeaology first hand each summer at the fascinating Ness of Brodgar.
Centrally located in West Mainland, Rickla is surrounded by farmland, teeming with birds and wildlife, yet you are just fifteen minutes by car from Kirkwall and Stromness. Walk the quiet rural lanes and farm tracks to the shores of the Loch of Harray. Glimpse Orkney vole, hare, pheasant, oystercatcher & curlew ...
Your hosts are fully qualified 'Green Badge' Tourist Guides. We guide in your vehicle or lead you in a walking tour of Kirkwall or Stromness. We offer private, bespoke tours utilising a lifetime of knowledge and insight into the history, heritage and culture of Orkney. Rxperience more with a Bespoke Orkney Tour..
Our 2021 weekly rates ...
Christmas & New Year rates upon application
When availability permits we also offer short breaks at £95 - £135 per night. Minimum stay of 3 nights
Sleep up to four guests
Pets by arrangement
Make Rickla your secret Orkney retreat this year.
Your hosts are fully qualified 'Green Badge' Tourist Guides. We guide in your vehicle or lead you in a walking tour of Kirkwall or Stromness. We offer private, bespoke tours utilising a lifetime of knowledge and insight into the history, heritage and culture of Orkney. Experience more with a Bespoke Orkney Tour..
Rickla accepts guests all year round.
In the main season (May-August inclusive) we book for full weeks, arrival day Saturday.
At other times we can be flexible on arrival day and duration of stay (minimum 3 nights).
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Whatever your interests ... relaxing, walking, cycling, fishing, bird watching, exploring or simply chilling ... a week at Rickla is never enough.
Rickla is the family home of Jane & Philip Cook and our three border terriers; Rory, Evie & Molly. The property has been tastefully extended to provide a separate luxury holiday home available for let throughout the year. Situated in the West Mainland of Orkney, Rickla is just minutes from the main attractions of the Heart of Neolithic Orkney UNESCO World Heritage Site.
At Rickla we offer top quality self catering accommodation sleeping up to four guests. This luxury holiday cottage comprises two spacious ground floor suites, each with bedroom, sitting room and ensuite shower/toilet, as well as a comfortable upper floor lounge, fully equipped kitchen and dining area. There are panoramic views across farmland to the Lochs of Harray & Stenness and the hills of the island of Hoy. As a holiday home, Rickla has everything you need as a base for exploring Orkney. The house is set in 3.5 acres of garden, secluded in rolling farmland, teeming with wildlife and birds.
Your discreet hosts are available to provide advice on what to see and do during your stay; perhaps to help making a booking for a local restaurant or plan a ferry journey to one of the outer islands. Your self catering accommodation has its own private parking, entrance, garden and field for exercising your pet.
As visitors to Orkney for over thirty years ourselves, we provide a unique perspective on what to visit, see and do on holiday here. We are also former guests at Rickla and loved the place so much that we bought it. We are delighted to offer these luxury accommodations as your Orcadian retreat.
Rickla offers comfortable 5‑star self catering accommodation with a warm Orkney welcome and hospitality.... luxury without pretension... the perfect combination for any holiday. Orkney holiday home rental doesn't come better than this.
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