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Orkney Lets

Orkney Lets is a free property advertising service operated by Orkney Islands Council. All the properties advertised are private lets and the details are provided by the landlords.

Information for Prospective Tenants

The advertised properties are divided into 5 areas:

•    Kirkwall
•    Stromness
•    East Mainland
•    West Mainland
•    Isles

Please either select the area above or the links available on the left hand side of this web page.

Each area page contains details of properties currently available in those areas with details of property size and rental cost. If you are interested in one of the properties, please use the contact details provided to contact the landlord direct.

Please note that all details are provided by the landlord and we would strongly advise you to view the property yourself before deciding whether it would be suitable for you. Orkney Islands Council do not inspect the properties and cannot be held responsible for any inaccurate details contained in the advert. If you have any concerns about any of the properties advertised, you should contact the Homelessness and Advice Section to advise us.

Information for Landlords

Orkney Lets is a free property advertising service for registered landlords. We will consider requests for adverts from landlords exempt from registration. Please contact us for further information. If you wish to use Orkney Lets to advertise your property please complete the Property Information Form, available through related downloads on the left of this web page. This form is available in paper format from the Council Offices in Kirkwall or can be sent to you on request. We aim to advertise all properties within 2 working days of receipt of the Property Information Form.

Landlords who use the service are expected to inform us as soon as possible after the property is let so that it can be removed.

Please note that Orkney Islands Council will not carry out any checks on prospective tenants using the service so we would strongly advise you to carry out your usual reference checks before granting a tenancy. Orkney Islands Council cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage incurred through letting a property via Orkney Lets.


The details contained on this website are based on information, including photographs, supplied and are for guidance only. They do not constitute a representation or warranty in respect of any property referred to in the details and neither Orkney Islands Council nor any of their employees have any authority to give such representation or warranty.

Orkney Islands Council accepts no liability whatsoever for any omissions or errors in the details or in relation to the condition of the property referred to in the details or its suitability for any particular use. Prospective tenants should refer, in the first instance, to the letting agents to confirm details of properties listed.

Related Downloads

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

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