About About this hostel

Eday is one of the wildest of the Northern Orkney islands. Wildlife thrives here and it is the ideal place for those who enjoy peaceful surroundings, walking, photography, bird watching and painting. The views are outstanding.

The hostel is run by Eday Community Association and ECA has recently renovated the property and appointed wardens who keep the place clean and tidy and ensure guests have what they need.

The hostel has great self-catering facilities, with disabled access, laundry facilities and free WiFi. Towels are provided and there's no charge for electricity. The hostel is situated next to the on island electric car hookup and a local shop is only 15 minutes walk away. 

There is a campsite at the hostel with pitches for up to 4 tents and park up for 2 motorhomes or campervans with electric hook up. The campsite has been upgraded recently to include waste water disposal, fresh water tap and rubbish and recycling facilities.

It is advisable to book hostel rooms and camping facilities in advance.

For more information or to make a booking, phone Maggie on 07789 900950 (between 9am and 5pm) or email hostel@eday.scot at any time.

Eday Youth Hostel

London Bay, Eday, Orkney, KW17 2AB Get Directions

Facilities & Services


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Private Rooms

Suitable for Groups

Laundry Room

Pet Dogs Welcome

Family Rooms

Guest Kitchen

Free Wifi

Suitable for Wheelchair Users

Reasons to visit

If it's peace and quiet you're looking for, this is the place for you!

Sitting close to the beach, Eday hostel is a great place to get back in touch with nature - with upland moors, grasslands, freshwater lochs and a stunning coastline attracting a wide variety of animals and birds throughout the year.

The island has a rich historical heritage with visible remains from the Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Pictish and Norse periods. Highlights include the 15 foot tall Stone of Setter and the Vinquoy Chambered Cairn.

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