On the route of the North Coast 500,
approximately top dead centre of the North Coast of the UK sits Salmon Landings Guest House. Take the road to Strathy Point towards the lighthouse and you will find us situated on the clifftop with Port Ghrant (our private cove with jetty) nestled below. Salmon Landings sits on some 6.5 acres of grassland, some of which is designated a protected Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).
The old salmon fishing station
has been delightfully and passionately converted, yet subtely giving a ‘nod’ to its past by retaining many original features. Now Salmon Landings steps jauntily into the 21st century offering complimentary WiFi throughout the rooms, smart tv’s, and fibre broadband. Three comfortable en-suite bedrooms rooms have king/super king size beds and one twin bedroom, with all having en-suite facilities, smart Tv’s, central heating, with down filled pillows and duvets for a soft luxurious night’s slumber. There are two ground floors rooms with walk-in shower rooms, one being the twin bedroom with a further two bedrooms with bath/showers located on the first floor.
The memorable guest lounge and dining area overlooks the island of Hoy on the Orkney Islands, the style is eclectic with interesting ideas in architecture all delightfully warmed by the multi fuelled stove which can be a joy on blustery days giving guests that extra cosy feeling and making it the perfect place to sit and relax within the warm and comfortable surroundings, comparing the days adventures with fellow guests.
We provide an extensive continental breakfast which can include porridge/cereals, mixed prepared fresh fruit and berries, yogurt, freshly cooked pastries both sweet and savoury, variety of bread some of which are freshly made on the premises, platters of local and continental cheeses and cold meats which include (when available) hot smoked salmon and venison, fruit juices, jams and marmalades, variety of black, fruit and herb teas, nespresso coffee and hot chocolate.
was originally the ‘Old Salmon Fishing Station’ at Port Ghrant on Strathy Point. The area was first identified for salmon fishing in the nineteenth century, with a slipway being built in 1902. In 2007 and 115 years later the salmon station closed down and was left abandoned until work began on the conversion to a guest house in 2015.
Within the boundaries of Salmon Landings is its own old fishing cove of Port Ghrant which, although steep, has steps which help some of the way down, and interestingly a lookout shelter point which is an ideal spot for a late evening drink or picnic to take in the wildlife and far reaching views over the sea to Orkney.
Whilst Salmon Landings does not have an alcohol licence guests are very welcome to bring their own to the premises.