Location & Travel Info

With regular ferry services from Orkney Mainland and daily flights from the airport at Kirkwall, Sanday is easy accessible by car or on foot. If you are coming by car you need to contact Orkney Ferries to book your car on. This is not required for foot passengers. Please note if coming on foot to Sanday, it is advisable to check the ferry times near to your date of travel, as you will not receive any notifications unless you have given Orkney Ferries your mobile number for alerts.

For those passengers coming to Backaskaill B and B on foot, there is a local bus service which does pick ups and drop offs at certain points on the Island from the ferry, it does not however go down our track. If you wish we can arrange a private pick up or drop off if required.

Sanday has two general stores, two post offices, one pub and two craft shops. For more information on what the island has to offer, please visit the Sanday Tourism Association website or the Sanday Community website.

Our Sanday Ranger is now offering bespoke individual guided walks, please ask us for details.


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