Birsay Hostel and Campsite

Birsay Hostel.

 Due to COVID-19 Birsay Hostel will be closed until further notice. Birsay Campsite will reopen on 12 August 2020.

Due to Scottish Government Covid-19 restrictions and guidelines capacity within Birsay Campsite has been reduced.

Please see the 'Campsites - Frequently Asked Questions' - available in the 'Related Downloads' section on this page.

Set in a rural location just outside Birsay, in the northwest corner of the Orkney Mainland.


Birsay Hostel, Orkney, KW17 2LY.

Opening Times

The Hostel is normally open April to September. Out of season booking may be available by arrangement for large bookings.


This hostel offers visitors comfortable 3 star accommodation which comprises 5 bedrooms, sleeping 26 persons in total. Bed linen will be provided, however, guests must bring their own towels. The Centre has a well-equipped kitchen, dining area, small lounge and drying room.

Outside in the extensive grounds, 28 pitches are available with 13 electric power hook-ups. The centre and site are fully accessible for disabled guests. There is a toilet and shower block on site with washing facilities. Please note there is no chemical waste disposal available at this site. 




Availability and Bookings

We would encourage members of the public to use the online booking system as telephone and email bookings will incur an additional admin charge.

By using the CampStead Ltd website 'Book Now' button you confirm that you have read and accepted the terms and conditions available in PDF format from the 'Related Downloads' section of this page.

If you require any further information or need assistance making a booking, please do not hesitate to contact Customer Services using the details below.

Telephone: 01856873535.

Email: Stromness Customer Services.

Stromness Customer Services opening hours are available from the 'Related Links' section of this page.

Terms and Conditions

Full terms and conditions are available in PDF format from the ‘Related Downloads’ section of this page.

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