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This is a small island worth a visit

We went here for a day visit but could have stayed longer. It is good for bird watching and walking.

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Peace, light, wildlife and unspoilt views

Beautiful peaceful island where you really feel like you’ve got away from it all. We saw seals on... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Karin L
Kingston upon Thames, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

We went here for a day visit but could have stayed longer. It is good for bird watching and walking.

Thank Shona747
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Beautiful peaceful island where you really feel like you’ve got away from it all. We saw seals on one of the many beaches that we had to ourselves, along with oyster catchers and other sea birds. The stones on the beach are lovely colours and...More

1  Thank Karin L
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Had a works outing to Eday for BBQ and trip to EMEC's Caldale site, had a tour around island in minibus and went to visit Mike at North School House and were amazed by his gardens, his models of windmill, lighthouse and house in his...More

Thank OlgaBOrkney
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

This delightful croft is so homely and sleeps two. We spent five nights there and could not have wished for a better place to stay. The croft is extremely well equipped and comfortable. There is a power shower in the en-suite, which we liked. The...More

Thank LornaBakes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Community hostel in the centre of the island is well appointed and spacious offering fully equipped kitchen, lounge with tv, bunk bedded rooms, wet-room showers and laundry room inside with 2 electric hook-ups for caravans & motorvans.(on hardstanding).and grassy area for tents outside. The only...More

3  Thank Colin_Sinclair
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Few facilities but beautiful island with interesting coves and brilliant beaches. Moorland supports much wild bird life. Quiet and unspoilt

2  Thank Orkneydoc
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Took wife across to Eday for the first time to show her where my ancestors & father were born & grew up.and we stopped at a beach to relax on a warm sunny day & she couldn't believe how quiet and peaceful Eday was

3  Thank Neil R
Reviewed 23 August 2014

I booked onto the advertised walk with the ranger so that I could see something of the island and wildlife on a day trip from Kirkwall. There were four of us booked on the trip and Jenny met us at the ferry and took us...More

1  Thank edchris
Reviewed 21 July 2014

There is a lot to see on Eday and well worthwhile going on a day trip. We had a great walk on a huge long white beach as well as exploring the historical remains in the north of the island. However there is now no...More

3  Thank Inveroran
Reviewed 9 April 2014

We had two days in Eday and it was marvellous, as we met Jenny, the Ranger, who showed us the most amazing things! It's so much more fun to discover an island if there's somebody there to show you the secrets of the lovely wildlife!...More

2  Thank milsom-family
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