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Parking and Car Parks

There are several types of car parking available in Orkney which includes:

Pay and Display

Pay and display car parks require a parking charge based on the duration of your stay. Self service ticket machines are provided, and compliance is monitored by car park attendants. Postcodes have been provided to assist with locating car parks via sat nav. Numbers of parking spaces at each location have been included along with the number of disabled parking bays as well as the times that parking restrictions are in operation.

Location

Car Park.

Number of Spaces.

Time of Restrictions.

Albert Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1LB.

56 spaces (3 disabled).

Monday to Saturday 09:00 to 17:00.

Burgh Road, Kirkwall, KW15 1AN.

45 spaces (3 disabled).

Monday to Saturday 09:00 to 17:00.

Castle Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1LB.

28 spaces (3 disabled).

Monday to Saturday 09:00 to 17:00.

Great Western Road - (North), Kirkwall, KW15 1AN.

21 spaces (2 disabled).

Monday to Saturday 09:00 to 17:00.

Great Western Road - (South), Kirkwall, KW15 1AN.

53 spaces (2 disabled).

Monday to Saturday 09:00 to 17:00.

Gunn's Close, Kirkwall, KW15 1AR.

44 spaces (2 disabled).

Monday to Saturday 09:00 to 17:00.

St Magnus Lane, Kirkwall, KW15 1AG.

19 spaces (2 disabled).

Monday to Saturday 09:00 to 17:00.

Ferry Inn, Stromness, KW16 3AE.

15 spaces (0 disabled).

Monday to Saturday 09:00 to 17:00.

Stromness Ferry Terminal, Stromness, KW16 3AE.

28 spaces (3 disabled).

Monday to Saturday 09:00 to 17:00.

 

Pay and Display Car Park Charges

A valid ticket must be displayed at all times even during periods of free parking. A free ticket is issued when no coins are inserted and the green button is pressed. A free ticket cannot be used in conjunction with any other tickets.

Orkney Islands Council operates a seasonal tariff with charges reduced during the months October through May. The charges are available from the Council Charges page available from the 'Related Links' section of this page.

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Short Stay Car Parks - 20 minutes

  • 6/8 Broad Street, Kirk Green, Kirkwall: KW15 1NX, 8 spaces (1 disabled), 20 minutes in any hour, Monday to Saturday 09:00 to 17:00.
  • St Olaf’s Wynd, Kirkwall: KW15 1JB, 5 spaces (0 disabled), 20 minutes in any hour, Monday to Saturday 09:00 to 17:00.

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Long Stay Car Parks

Car Park.

Number of Spaces.

Ayre Houses, Kirkwall, KW15 1QZ.

15 spaces (0 disabled).

Bignold Park Road, Kirkwall, KW15 1PT.

11 spaces (0 disabled).

Burray School (Old), Burray, KW17 2SS.

13 spaces (0 disabled).

Burwick Toilets, South Ronaldsay, KW17 2RW.

12 spaces (0 disabled).

Clay Loan, Kirkwall, KW15 1QG.

9 spaces (0 disabled).

Church Road, St Margarets Hope, KW17 2SR.

26 spaces (0 disabled).

East Kirk, Kirkwall, KW15 1NY.

42 spaces (3 disabled).

Ferry Road (East), Stromness, KW16 3AE.

37 spaces (0 disabled).

Ferry Road (West), Stromness, KW16 3AE.

54 spaces (2 disabled).

Great Western Road (South), Kirkwall, KW15 1AN.

150 spaces (4 disabled).

Hillside Road, Dounby, KW17 2HT.

18 spaces (0 disabled).

Maitland Place, Finstown, KW17 2EQ.

30 spaces (0 disabled).

Muddisdale Road, Kirkwall, KW15 1RR.

61 spaces (2 disabled).

Old Academy, Stromness, KW16 3AW.

83 spaces (1 disabled).

St Catherine's Place, Kirkwall, KW15 1HX.

10 spaces (0 disabled).

Swartland Road, Dounby, KW17 2HT.

12 spaces (0 disabled).

Swimming Pool, Stromness, KW16 3LH.

24 spaces (3 disabled).

The Crafty, Kirkwall, KW15 1AX.

36 spaces (0 disabled).

The Meadows (North), Kirkwall, KW15 1DE.

17 spaces (0 disabled).

The Meadows (South), Kirkwall, KW15 1DE.

16 spaces (0 disabled).

Waterfront East, Kirkwall, KW15 1LG.

34 spaces (0 disabled).

Waterfront West, Kirkwall, KW15 1QX.

52 spaces (1 disabled).

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Car Parks for Commercial Vehicles

  • Great Western Road (South) HGV and Bus park, Kirkwall.
  • Howe Road, Stromness.

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Council Housing Car Parks

  • Craigie Crescent, Kirkwall.
  • Glaitness Park, Kirkwall.
  • Grieveship, Stromness.
  • Hamnavoe, Stromness.
  • Hordaland, Kirkwall.
  • Meadowbank, Kirkwall.
  • Papdale East, Kirkwall.
  • Quoybanks Crescent and Summerdale Drive, Kirkwall.
  • Quoybanks Place, Kirkwall.
  • St Rognvald Street, behind Thoms Street, Kirkwall.
  • Warrenfield Crescent and Warrenfield Drive, Kirkwall.

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Community Car Parks

  • Deerness.
  • Finstown.
  • Harray.

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Electric Vehicles

There are Electric Vehicle Charging Points available for use in the following Car Parks.

Car Park Location.

Charging Point Spaces.

Great Western Road (South), Kirkwall.

6 spaces.

East Kirk, Kirkwall.

4 spaces.

Pickaquoy Centre, Kirkwall.

2 spaces.

St Rognvalds House, Kirkwall.

2 spaces.

Old Academy, Stromness.

4 spaces.

Ferry Road (West), Stromness.

4 spaces.

Braeburn Court, St Margarets Hope.

2 spaces.

Church Road, St Margarets Hope.

2 spaces.

Dounby Primary School, Dounby.

4 spaces.

Houton Ferry Terminal, Orphir.

2 spaces.

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