THE OLD TEA SHOP

For those who wish to get away from it all and have all the creature comforts of home, The Old Tea shop is the place for you.

Formerly a local village shop and tea rooms, which supplied items to the former Queen Mother’s Castle of Mey which is only 2 miles away . The Castle is open to the general public where there are guided tours of the castle and walled gardens. There is also an animal petting area and Tea rooms.

The property was fully renovated after years of being left empty. It has been restored in a unique style giving and ‘oldy worldy’ feel, whilst still offering all the modern facilities and comforts you would expect.

The Old Tea Shop is only 4 miles from Gills Bay which is where you can cross to the Orkney Islands on the ‘Alfred’ operated by Pentland Ferries The crossing to St Margaret’s Hope on Orkney only take 1 hour across the Pentland Firth.

The property is set in its own grounds with enclosed garden which also has a decked area leading to a Hot Tub. In the summer months there are salad leaves and vegitables growing in the raised beds which quest are welcome to pick and use whilst staying in the property. Surrounded by mature fir trees, the cottage is well sheltered from thoses widy days during the winter months. With its Gas central heating which is run using a Rayburn cooker/range and a wood burning stove, the cottage is a perfect place to reteat to after a long day of adventuring along the wild Caithness coastline.

All Bed linen, towles & robes (for the Hot tub) are provided.

From the Cottage you can walk, ride, run down the single track road into the small costale village of scarfskerry where you will find two small harbours Scarfskerry and Harrow) which are used by loacals lunching their boats for fishing and lobster catching.

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