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Wheems Organic Farm Bothy and Campsite

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Wheems Bothies and Camping is a small campsite on an organic farm. The camping field is on a south facing slope looking down to sandy beaches and cliffs a 5 minute walk away.

There are a few wooden family Camping Bothies designed and made by us for those who wish to travel light. We have hot showers,washing facilities and camping kitchen etc. There are organic eggs and in season vegetables for sale and a small gallery.

Depart: (2 nights)


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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment


Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away


TV room


Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access


Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area



Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Seasonal pitches


Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year



Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby


Small (11-25 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Camping pods


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  • Eastside, South Ronaldsay, Orkney Islands, Scotland, KW17 2TJ
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 58.8085°N 2.9215°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Reiss (Highland): B876 Coach Stop — 24.4 miles
Wick: Somerfield Bus Terminal — 26.1 miles
Thurso: Sir George's Street — 26.2 miles
Train stations
Wick Rail Station — 26.2 miles
Thurso Rail Station — 26.5 miles
Georgemas Junction Rail Station — 28.0 miles
Ferry ports
St Margarets Hope Ferry Terminal — 2.2 miles
Burwick Sth Ronaldsay Orkney Ferry Terminal — 5.1 miles
Flotta Orkney Ferry Terminal — 7.7 miles
Kirkwall (Orkney) Airport — 10.1 miles
Wick Airport — 25.4 miles
Stronsay Airport — 25.9 miles


You can get to Wheems by ferry: Pentland Ferries - Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope, John O'Groats Ferries (foot passengers only) or Northlink Scrabster to Stromness or Aberdeen to Kirkwall

By air from Edinburgh,Glasgow, Aberdeen or Wick

We are two miles from St Margaret's Hope on the easts ide of the island. From the village, come up the hill to the main road south/north (A961) and turn right towards Burwick. Turn immediately left at the war memorial, marked Eastside. Go for 1 1/2 miles past church hall, over crossroads, down towards the sea and we are the first turn on the left grid: ref.ND446 916.OS Landranger map no.7

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Wonderful coast walks along beaches and cliffs, birdwatching, watersports. The nearest village is 2 miles where there are shops and pubs. There is also a golf course.

Must see

  • The Castle & Gardens of Mey (16.1 miles)
  • Skara Brae (22.2 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.


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