From Ireland by air fly Dublin -Edinburgh, then fly Edinburgh -Kirkwall, Orkney.
By road ferry, Stena Line from Belfast to Cairynan. Duration 2hrs. Cost 215 sterling return with 4×4 vehicle.
From Cairynan to Glasgow then on to Perth and Thurso. Scrabster is the ferry point for departure to Stromness, Orkney. It is couple miles from Thurso. Northlink Ferries runs 3 times daily to Orkney during the week and twice on weekends. Duration 90 minutes. For bookings call 08456000449. Price 129 sterling return with 4×4 vehicle.
Self-Catering: Sleeps 5-6 persons. Located 2 minutes from Ferry Terminal in Stromness. Close to Hotels, Restaurants, Pubs. Address: 2 Victoria House, Backroad, Stromness. Contact: Margaret. Tel.01856761543. Mob: 07821274622.
B/B: Contact Sheila, Located 4 miles from Finnstown.Tel:01856771431. Mob:07765607737. http://www.kenila.com/
Hotel: Kirkwall HOTEL .Kirkwall. Tel;01856872232.