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Principal Lighthouse Keeper Cottage

Cantick Head Lighthouse, Longhope, Orkney

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Nadia Schwartzmann

07804 348 631


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Description of Principal Lighthouse Keeper Cottage

Enjoy the life of a lighthouse keeper, but with all the modern amenities. Set on 1 acre of land, enjoy spectacular sea views and watch the lighthouses nearby flash in the night, including Cantick Head which is still operational.

Features of Principal Lighthouse Keeper Cottage

  • General
  • Washing machine
  • Bed linen included
  • Bed linen & towels inc
  • Non Smoking
  • Garden
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Car parking (2 cars)
  • Cot available
  • Car parking (3+ cars)
  • Car parking (1 car)
  • Entertainment
  • Video
  • Colour TV

Local Information

There is a shop on the island which provides food & drink, bathroom items, etc. as well as a petrol pump and Post Office.

There are 3 pubs and 2 restaurants on the island as well as a theatre/cinema and a swimming-pool.

Accessibility Details

The property is not suitable for wheelchair users.


No minimum stay. Rates go from 70 a night to 80 a night depending on the season.

Special offers available in January, February and September. Please ask for details.


Flexible change-over day. You can arrive & leave any day of the week.

Booking Conditions

25% deposit required at the time of booking, balance due a month before arrival.

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Location details for Principal Lighthouse Keeper Cottage

  • Distance from:
  • 2 hours 24 minutes drive from Thurso (55 miles)

  • Nearest Beaches:
  • 2 hours 25 minutes drive from Thurso Bay Central (55 miles)
  • 2 hours 34 minutes drive from Dunnet Bay - Castlehill (61 miles)
  • 2 hours 37 minutes drive from Dunnet Bay - Murkle Bay/Dunnet (63 miles)
  • 2 hours 41 minutes drive from Sandside Bay (65 miles)
  • 2 hours 58 minutes drive from Sinclairs Bay - Reiss Golf Course (73 miles)
  • 3 hours drive from Sinclairs Bay - Keiss (74 miles)

(All distances and times are approximations)

Getting Here

Main airport: Kirkwall
Main ferry: Stromness or St Margaret's Hope