Pool Farmhouse

Grimness, St Margarets Hope, South Ronaldsay, Orkney, KW17 2TH

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Ideal for ...

  • Adults
  • Beach stays
  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Scenic views

Why stay here ...

This quiet Adults Only CL, situated less than 10 minutes from the Ferry Terminal at St Margaret’s Hope, is run by Club members Cindy De Battista and her husband Alan. No part of the main island (called Mainland) is very far away and the site makes an excellent base for visiting all the attractions of Orkney with the capital city Kirkwall, and the magnificent St Magnus Cathedral, just 30 minutes away across the Churchill Barriers.

The site occupies an elevated position, with breath taking 180 degree sea views of the east coast of South Ronaldsay and the connected South Isles, looking out to the Island of Copinsay.

Orkney has something to offer in all seasons and with our hard standings, we can accommodate visitors at all times of the year.

As Motorhome owners ourselves, we understand that some may want to move around when they are visiting an area, although many of our guests find that they can easily visit all the attractions on Mainland Orkney from a base at Pool Farmhouse Orkney CL.

If you plan to visit Orkney for several days, at present we only accept a three day minimum stay at Pool Farmhouse CL rather than a number of single days. This would be very much appreciated.

Operating a CL in a beautiful but remote Northern Isle location is definitely a challenge in a time of ever increasing costs. We have found that very short stays can be disruptive to long stay guests and incur proportionally higher costs in terms of rubbish/waste disposal, water, electricity and administration costs than a longer stay.

Please use the “Website Button” to check availability, see Terms and Conditions and make a booking. Also, visit our Facebook page for latest news and offers.

We will always try to accommodate visitors with uncertain schedules who have not booked - subject to availability. Telephone us or enquire at the house as per signposted "check in."

Facilities on site ...

  • Battery charging
  • Dog walk from site
  • Information room
  • TV reception: poor
  • WC (non-exclusive use)

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1 acres

Electric amperage: 10

Lawned site

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Postcode:
KW17 2TH
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GPS:
Lat 58.829145 / Lon -2.913311
OS field ref:
ND476937
OS map ref:
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Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Kirkwall, St Margarets Hope
  • Daily public transport within 1 mile

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Great CL Site

Pool Farmhouse
This CL is lovely, simplistic, and a little quirky all in one. Pitches are level and water supply and waste is in a small area with the recycling bins. The CDP is in the tastefully decorated toilet shed which really does work for both functions. The welcome from Alan was first class and he did describe some of his projects. We were there late may 2021 for 3 nights and a sea fret was engulfing the area for the first two nights …. It lifted for the third night revealing stunning views out to sea in brilliant sunshine Fantastic stay and a big thank you from us Tips: Italian Chapel, Skara Brae, Standing Stones of Stenness, Ring of Brodgar, Maeshowe, are all 'doable' in one day

nbrown5423

Reviewed on 02/06/2021 08:40

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Pool Farmhouse
Stayed here for 2 nights last week, absolutely excellent site very well organised and extremely Covid compliant. Looking forward to our next visit, very close to ferry terminal at St Margaret Hope. Thanks for great stay. Ian

Fiferfolk

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Reviewed on 23/09/2020 23:29

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What a super CL! We are the only unit on this CL this evening, therefore it is a shame that it is seemingly underused in May. The site js beautifully kept and it is so quiet! At £15.00 pupn in including EH, it is a ‘must visit’ CL for anyone visiting Orkney. It’s only about 10 mins from the Port of St Margaret’s Hope. Enjoy!

Bawddwr

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Reviewed on 04/05/2019 20:46

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We stayed here for 4 nights on our recent epic journey north from the Midlands to Orkney staying at caravan club sites a long the way. This was our base on Orkney and was very convenient for exploring the South Islands and the Mainland. A lovely site to stay at in an excellent location, great view and friendly owner. Sink and toilet if needed a short walk from pitches. Pitches were great and good size. Nice flowers and landscaping. The location really made it. A short drive off the ferry and amenities and lots of places of intetest only a short drive away. Couldn't recommend it more!

CSTAPLETON

Reviewed on 25/08/2018 22:14

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Stayed one night and went back again. Welcoming and beautifully kept gardens with all needs thoughtfully provided. The views are spectacular and sunrise on our last morning was stunning. Perfect for exploring the south of the island. Would not hesitate to return.

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Reviewed on 20/09/2017 20:07

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