The name Sharvedda originates from the Norse word for ‘small fishing place beside the sea’
Sharvedda is the perfect base for visiting the Orkney Islands and you will discover for yourself the magic of Sutherland with it’s spectacular scenery, dramatic coastline and miles of deserted sandy beaches.
Visit the stunning Castle of Mey, the highland home of the late Queen Mother.
Marvel at the sunset over Strathy Point. Search for the rare Primula Scotica and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this beautiful and unspoilt area.
Why not see the comical puffins in their natural habitat.
Take time to unwind in our spacious lounge. Browse through a wide selection of maps, books and information on the surrounding area to help plan the next day’s activities, or discuss possibilities with your host.
See the panoramic views over Strathy Bay, where seals, dolphins, porpoises and whales are regular visitors.
Sharvedda offers one double ensuite, one twin bedroom en-suite and a twin room with private bathroom across the hall. All rooms are finished to a high standard and are equipped with modern televisions and central heating. Generous hospitality trays and complimentary toiletries, hairdryer, radio alarm clock and electric blanket are also provided.
There is ample safe car parking and a well-maintained garden. We can also provide lockable storage space for bikes and other sporting equipment.
This is a non-smokers haven as it is totally non-smoking and we are unable to allow any pets.
Breakfast is served in the conservatory, which has outstanding views of Dunnet Head and the Orkney Islands. Our tempting breakfast menu offers porridge, cereals, a full Scottish Breakfast or local specialities such as smoked Scrabster haddock with poached egg all with tea, coffee and bread/toast and homemade marmalade, fruit preserves and honey. Light supper can be served between 6.30pm – 7.30pm (please advise any special dietary requirements). Guests are welcome to bring their own wine or beer to enjoy in the evenings. In addition we have a folder of sample menus from local hotels and restaurants. Please note that these establishments stop serving food by 8.00 or 8.30 p.m.