Just 7 miles from Orkney’s main town, Kirkwall, Rockworks Chalets sit on the coastline within the quiet, picturesque village of St Mary’s, Holm. Ideally situated to act as your ‘home from home’ whilst enjoying a peaceful holiday and exploring the many delights our beautiful islands have to offer.


Located on the south coast of the Orkney mainland, Rockworks Chalets command a beautiful view over the Churchill Barriers and onwards to the Iconic Italian Chapel.

St Mary’s is a small, peaceful village just a short drive from the conveniences of Kirkwall.  There is a local shop/Post Office (currently open Monday-Friday 9.00am – 1.30pm) and a small play park, suitable for younger children.

Transport links

Conveniently located directly on the main bus route between St. Margaret’s Hope and Stromness, via Kirkwall (hourly service).

4 miles from Pentland Ferries terminal in St. Margaret’s Hope,
6 miles from Kirkwall airport,
7 miles from Northlink Ferries terminal at Hatston.
20 miles from Northlink Ferries terminal in Stromness.

Enjoy exploring the East Mainland and linked South Isles where you will find wildlife in abundance along the shores and cliffs. The local Sailing Club are regularly active in the bay during the summer months and there are many sandy beaches nearby for all the family to enjoy. Boat trips, fishing and diving sites are also nearby.