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Birsay overview

If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Birsay. You can learn about the local heritage of Birsay at landmarks like Earl's Palace and Brough of Birsay. Popular sights in the surrounding area include Skara Brae.

Where to stay in Birsay

Whether you're planning a longer vacation or a weekend getaway, Birsay has the right hotel for you. You can shop as many as 15 deals for Birsay accommodations on, some with discounts of up to 14%. We have room prices starting at 60 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Birsay as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 4 4-star hotels from 138 USD per night
  • • 11 3-star hotels from 71 USD per night

How to get to Birsay

Fly into Kirkwall (KOI), 18.2 mi (29.3 km) from the heart of Birsay.

What to see around Birsay

Distinguished for its landmarks such as:
  • • Earl's Palace
  • • Brough of Birsay
Recommended places to see include:
  • • Earl's Palace
  • • Brough of Birsay

When to visit Birsay

When planning your trip, you might be wondering when is the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 46°F day, 35°F night
  • • April-June: 59°F day, 37°F night
  • • July-September: 61°F day, 46°F night
  • • October-December: 53°F day, 36°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.35 inches
  • • April-June: 0.16 inches
  • • July-September: 0.20 inches
  • • October-December: 0.35 inches