Birsay Outdoor Centre and Campsite

Views of Birsay Hostel and campsite.

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

This hostel offers visitors comfortable 3 star accommodation which comprises 5 bedrooms, sleeping 26 persons in total. Bed linen is provided, however, guests must bring their own towels.

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.


Birsay Hostel, Orkney, KW17 2LY.

Opening Times

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


The Centre has 5 bedrooms and 26 beds in total.

On the first floor are:

On the ground floor:

All bed linen is provided. There is access to the hostel all day once check-in is complete. The Centre has a well-equipped kitchen, dining area, small lounge and drying room.


Charges for all Council services can be obtained from the ‘Council Charges’ page which can be accessed from the ‘Related Links’ section of this page.

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 Stromness Customer Services using the details below.

Telephone: 01856873535 extension 2901 or 01856850907.

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.

Related Downloads

pdfCampsite Map (0.29 MB)

Related Links

Related Sites

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535


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