Annie’s Place self-catering apartment on the shoreline of Birsay Bay takes up to four guests and is very popular with solo travellers and couples. Guests give us genuine 5 star ratings, recommending the facilities, cleanliness, beauty and accessibility of our seaside location as well as our helpful, non-intrusive welcome and hospitality :
- "Can’t recommend Annie’s Place highly enough. A really special place, a perfect location. Cosy, compact and accessible. In very easy reach of other parts of Orkney, but you get to stay in one of the most beautiful spots. "
- "Very friendly owners. Fantastic communication before and after our stay. The property was outstanding, very clean, warm and perfect for a winter break. A great stay.
Annie's Place has availability in Spring and Autumn 2024. You can still book the middle week of April as well as mid September weeks onwards into 2025. We would love to welcome you here at any time of the year! See our Blog posts for photos and info!
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Read on for what Annie's Place offers you as a guest!
Annie's Place is a ground floor level apartment within the former St Magnus Kirk Manse, built in 1761. We are on a private lane in the peaceful, historic village of Palace, Birsay, on Orkney's West Mainland; an ideal location for a relaxing holiday but with plenty to see and do.
You can walk directly from the doorstep along dramatic coastlines, paddle in the sea, cycle, fish, or travel to view all that Orkney's scenery, history, and wild life has to offer.
Our bench on the shoreline of Birsay Bay is perfect for watching amazing sea views, wonderful sunsets and, if you are lucky, the Aurora! You can watch for seals and a myriad of seabirds! The tidal island called the Brough of Birsay is a short stroll along the coast.
There is also the convenience of the adjacent village shop, JP Orkney's Honesty Box and the Birsay Bay Tearoom is just up the road.
The two bedroom apartment is suitable for guests of all ages, meets modern standards, and is regularly re-decorated and upgraded with quality bedding and furniture. Free parking is available
The cost of £560-£630 per week (depending on time of year) is fully inclusive. As you are booking directly with us, there are no additional agency fees that you have to pay.
We also welcome small to medium sized dogs, with a small charge to cover additional steam cleaning costs.
We have been awarded a Short-Term Lets Licence (OR00014F) by Orkney Island Council so you can book now or into the future with assurance that all health and safety requirements are being met in Annie's Place.