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Sanday is one of Scotland's Orkney Islands


Sanday is about 20km long but not very wide, but with long sandy beaches around its coast.

Get in[edit]

By boat[edit]

Twice daily Orkney Ferries[1] travel between Kirkwall and Loth.

By plane[edit]

Once or twice daily Loganair[2] flights link Sanday with Kirkwall.

Get around[edit]

A minibus connects with the ferries. Hiring a bicycle is a good way to get around and see the island.


Start Point lighthouse
  • Quoyness chambered tomb is a complete, atmospheric neolithic tomb near the centre of the island.
  • Start Point Lighthouse. Lighthouse first built in 1802, rebuilt in 1870.






  • Ayre's RockSanday KW17 2AY +44 1857 600410. hostel, campsite and camping pods. Runs a chip shop on Saturday evenings Hostel bed £17.50, camping from £5.

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