Rickla - Orkney luxury 5 star self catering

Secluded, luxury 5 star self catering accommodation in the Neolithic heartland of Orkney

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Orkney - luxury self catering accommodation at its very best

Visit Orkney and experience 5 star luxury self catering accommodation at its very best. Rickla offers exceptional decor and attention to detail; the perfect base for your Orcadian holiday break. Delight in our secluded location with stunning panorama of the lochs and hills, all from the comfort of your holiday home.

Orkney - luxury holiday home rental

Enjoy comfort, space and tranquility at the only 5 star holiday accommodation within the UNESCO World Heritage Site - the Heart of Neolithic Orkney. Visit Skara Brae, the Ring of Brodgar and Maeshowe Tomb, and discover archeaology first hand each summer at the fascinating Ness of Brodgar.

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Centrally located in West Mainland, Rickla is surrounded by farmland, teeming with birds and wildlife, yet you are just fifteen minutes by car from Kirkwall and Stromness. Walk the quiet rural lanes and farm tracks to the shores of the Loch of Harray. Glimpse Orkney vole, hare, pheasant, oystercatcher & curlew ...

Rickla - Orkney Holiday Home Rental

Whatever your interests ... relaxing, walking, cycling, fishing, bird watching, exploring or simply chilling ... a week at Rickla is never enough. The quality of your accommodation, surroundings and welcome is second to none. Make Rickla your secret Orkney retreat this year.

Our 2015/16 weekly rates ...

  • November - March: £390
  • April & October: £495
  • May & September: £610
  • June, July & August: £740

When availability permits we also offer short breaks at £75 - £110 per night. Minimum stay of 3 nights

Sleep up to four guests
Pets by arrangement


Rickla - Orkney Holiday Home Rental

Whatever your interests ... relaxing, walking, cycling, fishing, bird watching, exploring or simply chilling ... a week at Rickla is never enough. The quality of your accommodation, surroundings and welcome is second to none. Make Rickla your secret Orkney retreat this year.

Rickla - Self Catering Brochure

Rickla accepts guests all year round.

In the main season (May-August inclusive) we book for full weeks, arrival day Saturday.

At other times we can be flexible on arrival day and duration of stay (minimum 3 nights).

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Rickla - Orkney 5 star Self Catering at its best

Rickla is the family home of Jane & Philip Cook and our three border terriers; Rory, Evie & Molly. The property has been tastefully extended to provide a separate luxury holiday home available for let throughout the year. Situated in the West Mainland of Orkney, Rickla is just minutes from the main attractions of the Heart of Neolithic Orkney UNESCO World Heritage Site.

At Rickla we offer top quality self catering accommodation sleeping up to four guests. This luxury holiday cottage comprises two spacious ground floor suites, each with bedroom, sitting room and ensuite shower/toilet, as well as a comfortable upper floor lounge, fully equipped kitchen and dining area. There are panoramic views across farmland to the Lochs of Harray & Stenness and the hills of the island of Hoy. As a holiday home, Rickla has everything you need as a base for exploring Orkney. The house is set in 3.5 acres of garden, secluded in rolling farmland, teeming with wildlife and birds.

Rickla - Orkney luxury holiday home rental

Your discreet hosts are available to provide advice on what to see and do during your stay; perhaps to help making a booking for a local restaurant or plan a ferry journey to one of the outer islands. Your self catering accommodation has its own private parking, entrance, garden and field for exercising your pet.

Rickla - your hosts

As visitors to Orkney for over thirty years ourselves, we provide a unique perspective on what to visit, see and do on holiday here. We are also former guests at Rickla and loved the place so much that we bought it. We are delighted to offer these luxury accommodations as your Orcadian retreat.

Rickla offers comfortable 5‑star self catering accommodation with a warm Orkney welcome and hospitality.... luxury without pretension... the perfect combination for any holiday. Orkney holiday home rental doesn't come better than this.

Why wait... check our availability and book now. We look forward to welcoming you to Rickla this season.

Telephone contact information


+44 (0) 1856 761575
+44 (0) 7774 131733

Please call between
09:00 & 22:00 UK local time.
Thank you.