• Build a sand castle
    “I love coming to Granny’s in the holidays. The best thing was when we got given empty buckets and shovels […]
  • Discover a shipwreck
    Being so low-lying and surrounded by unpredictable seas, Sanday has had its fair share of shipwrecks over the years. The […]
  • Enjoy a fish supper on the end of the pier
    Friday, Saturday and Wednesday are often take-away nights at the two hotels in Kettletoft. On a fair evening, there’s nothing nicer […]
  • Explore the Holms of Ire
    Just off the northeast coast of Sanday are two small uninhabited islands called the Holms of Ire. You’ll find them […]
  • Fishing on Sanday’s lochs
    Orkney Trout Fishing Association ensures that Bea Loch, North Loch and Roos loch are stocked with freshwater trout
  • Fly a kite at low tide
    Orkney is famous for its winds, and Cata Sand is perfect for kite flying when the tide is out. Kites […]
  • Get lost
    “I was trying to find Whitemill Bay but accidentally ended up missing the turn. Decided to carry on anyway and […]
  • Go out walking after midnight
    Sanday doesn’t really experience nighttime throughout the summer. In June and July the days are long and the sun barely […]
  • Paddle in the sea
    “We took the dogs for a walk on Bea Sand (Backaskaill bay) on Sunday. The sun was glittering snakeskin patterns on […]
  • Quoyness Chambered Cairn
    OverviewCrawl into the high central chamber of a megalithic tomb dating back 5,000 years. Entering Quoyness Chambered Cairn is a […]
  • Sacred Heart Chapel
    Sacred Heart Chapel holds a holy communion service every Sunday at 10am.There are also weekday services, please contact Maurice for […]
  • Sanday Community Craft Hub
    Sanday Community Craft Hub Please join us for a wide variety of crafts all hand-made here in Sanday. We are […]
  • Sanday Heritage Centre
    Sanday Heritage Centre is situated on the outskirts of Lady Village. Located within Temperance Hall, the centre displays some of […]
  • Sanday Soulka
    Soulkas are community events throughout the year to which guests are warmly welcomed. They often surround major events in Sanday’s […]
  • Sanday Swimming Pool & Fitness Suite
    Sanday Swimming Pool is a public pool, offering a variety of public session through the week. It is also available […]
  • Stack stones on the beach
    Share your stony sculptures with the world on our Facebook page!
  • Taste the most northerly wood fired pizza in the UK!
    On a Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evening, you can taste a fresh hand made pizza from 59 Degrees North. The […]
  • Wander at Whitemill
    I visited Whitemill Bay many times in the couple of years we visited Sanday whilst house hunting. There’s something that […]
  • Watch the merry dancers
    On cold, clear nights, mainly in autumn and winter when it is dark enough, it is possible to see the […]

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