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Scottish Mainland Travel

Activities

Fishing
Trout Fishing on Orkney's well stocked lochs is a popular pastime. Boat hire and ghillies are widely available to visiting anglers. Wings N Things - Tel: 01856 850526
Sea angling along the West Mainland and Hoy coastline is also highly recommended. Outwest Charters offer day & evening trips from Stromness Harbour - www.outwestcharters.co.uk

Golf
Enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Stromness' 18 hole golf course, just one mile from the Hotel. Stromness Golf Club - Tel: 01856 850772 - www.stromnessgc.co.uk

Deep Sea Diving
The famous waters and sunken wrecks of Scapa Flow makes Orkney a mecca for divers worldwide. Tuition is available for beginners - Scapa Scuba - Tel: 01856 851218

Birdwatching
The Orkney Islands are teaming with large populations of bird life - Hen Harriers, Merlins, Short-Eared Owls, Kestrels and up to 50,000 pairs of Puffins.

Swimming
Stromness has a newly refurbished swimming pool with a sauna, jacuzzi and fitness suite which is well worth a visit.

Stromness Museum
The museum in Stromness is well worth a visit with artefacts from the German Fleet in Scapa Flow, the Hudson's Bay Company, Arctic whaling and Orkney Nature.

Pony Trekking
Enjoy the beautiful Orkney landscape from horseback - visit Cruan Riding School for lessons or pony hire. Tel: 01856 761271  

Sightseeing
The Stromness Hotel is ideally located for visitors wishing to visit Orkney's most famous sites - the Standing Stones of Stenness, the Ring of Brodgar and Skara Brae are a short drive away.

Some of the activities offered, as well as sightseeing, excursions to the islands, bus tours, car and bicycle hire, can be arranged by the Hotel.