islander & visitor information

Hello from Hoy, Orkney, Scotland

If you are looking for a guide on the sights, sites and services available to you as a visitor to, resident (or prospective resident) of Hoy and Walls, delve further and we hope we can satisfy your curiosity. On this website we will endeavour to provide an interesting and up to date source of community news and events.

Submitted articles, pictures and comments all contribute to a vibrant community website for Hoy with additional information on local news and events provided by The Orcadian and BBC Radio Orkney.

Further information about the Island of Hoy Development Trust is also available on this site and we aim to keep the island’s residents up to date with what’s happening.

You can also find out more about Hoy’s Wartime Heritage and the important role that Hoy played in the Second World War and how its rich material legacy continues to leave a lasting impression on the island today.