The Breakfast at our B&B

Breakfast is served in our porch which has panoramic views down into Stromness, across to Hoy and over Scapa Flow. You can watch a world of weather flit across the sky from here. Breakfast can start with home-poached fruit, Greek yogurt and cereals. Porridge will be made to order. There is also bere bannocks (click for recipe) - made freshly by Joy. These are traditional Orcadian fare, and very delicious they are too. Made from a uniquely-Orcadian form of barley grown and milled up the road in Birsay, they are deeply flavoured and filling.

If you have space, you can have a cooked breakfast, choosing from the traditional favourites, all cooked freshly for you. We use our local butcher, Flett's, for all our meat. Orange juice, tea (standard plus a range of herbal teas) or freshly brewed coffee (or decaffeinated) accompany your morning feast - you won't be hungry til lunch!

The Farm

Robbie has a list of when all his cows are due to have their calves. Calves are left with their mothers for their first three days of life.

We also have chickens, which provide your breakfast eggs

The Farmhouse

Robbie was born and brought up in the Farmhouse. Now, Robbie and Joy have re-furbished Burnside incorporating three rooms for bed and breakfast. It has been decorated and furnished to reflect the 1940s era in which the house was built.

Burnside sits on the outskirts of Stromness, a 10 minute stroll to the pier head. See our location here


Our Bed & Breakfast

We are so proud that our Bed and Breakfast has been awarded four star gold under the Scottish Tourist Board's system of accreditation.

We work really hard to make sure you enjoy your stay with us, from the quality of the sheets, how clean it is, to the choice at breakfast.

we are a 4 star GOLD B&B

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