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Things to do ....

  • Beaches and coastal walks are right on your doorstep.
  • Less than two miles from Cauldhame, the village of St Margaret's Hope offers a Taste of Scotland restaurant, shops, pubs, golf, tennis and bowling.
  • St Margaret's Hope also houses the Smiddy Museum, featuring tools and artefacts once used by the local smith.
  • The Hoxa Tapestry Gallery, Tomb of the Eagles, Churchill Barriers and Italian Chapel are all within a 15-minute drive.
  • The Howe of Hoxa is a mound concealing a ruined broch, and is reputed to be the place where Earl Thorfinn Skull-Splitter was buried around 970 AD.
  • The Sands O' Wright, is a sandy beach in Hoxa, South Ronaldsay and is the venue for the annual boys Ploughing Match.
  • The Tomb of the Eagles is a chambered tomb dating from approximately 3000 BC. The name comes from the many sea eagle talons and bones found among the burials.
  • There is a breeding ground for grey seals at nearby Windwick Bay.
  • Orkney's main town, Kirkwall, with its palaces and Norse cathedral, is a 20-minute drive away.