ACCESSIBILITY

Our venues are located within a hundred meters of each other in the small town of Stromness in Orkney, and are all indoors. We will aim to provide you with as much information as we can regarding all of the events held at the festival to enable you to make an informed decision whether to attend or not based on the facilities available to you.

THE VENUES

The venues used by the festival are the local hotels which all have their own accessibility plans in place, if you have any specific questions all of the particular venues will gladly answer any concerns you may have.

The traditional streets of Stromness are cobbled in parts, and there are some inclines and declines, please also note all of our venues are around the pier front area and harbour, and the narrow streets are open to traffic in both directions. Please take care whilst moving around.

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THE ROYAL HOTEL

Access to the Royal Hotel is from the street and is wheel chair accessible.  There are disabled toilets available.

THE STROMNESS HOTEL

Access to the Stromness Hotel from steps leading up from the main street, they have accessible ramps available throughout the weekend which will be in place.  Once inside the Stromness Hotel, the venue both for the regular weekend gigs and the finale is on the 1st floor and can be accessed via an elevator.

THE FERRY INN

The Ferry Inn is accessed from street level, except from a small step into the door.  

THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION

The Legion is accessed from street level and is ground floor only throughout.

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