The Barn Hostel

The Barn Hostel


The Barn, situated on the edge of Pierowall Village, offers quality hostel accommodation and camping facilities. The Barn has a family room, three bunk rooms and a double room with linen provided. The fully equipped kitchen makes it a pleasure to cook or choose to eat nearby at local restaurants, cafe or famous chippy.

The greatest attraction at The Barn is the spacious lounge with views of the bay and the sunsets - a great to chat to fellow guests. Open all round this family run business offers you a warm Westray welcome. Booking is advisable. Exclusive use of the whole hostel, sleeping 12, is also available. The Barn is an excellent location and within 5-10 minutes walking distance of shops, post office and other local amenities.

The perfect place to stay for:

Arts & culture
Food & drink
Hillwalking / mountaineering
History & heritage
Long distance hiking

What's nearby:

Near a loch
Near the sea
Nearby shops
Places to eat nearby

From £35.00 per person per night
4 star VisitScotland Hostel Rating
VisitScotland Hostel Rating
Ancestral Welcome Scheme
Ancestral Welcome Scheme
Anglers Welcome Scheme
Anglers Welcome Scheme
Bikers Welcome Scheme
Bikers Welcome Scheme
Cyclists Welcome Scheme
Cyclists Welcome Scheme
Golfers Welcome Scheme
Golfers Welcome Scheme
Groups Welcome Scheme
Groups Welcome Scheme
Walkers Welcome Scheme
Walkers Welcome Scheme

Key Info

Image of owners
Your Hosts

Michael and Teenie Harcus look forward to welcoming you to The Barn and Chalmersquoy. Michael was born and raised in Westray and once farmed the lands of Chalmersquoy. Teenie, originally from Shetland, has lived in Westray now for over 30 years. In 2014 Michael and Teenie took over the family business and expanded the accommodation available at Chalmersquoy.

The Barn Hostel Chalmersquoy Accommodation Westray Orkney KW17 2BZ

Tel 01857 677214

Number of beds Beds 12
Nearest public transport

Travel to Westray is either by ferry or plane. It is essential to book vehicles on the ferry. To book call Orkney Ferries on 01856 872044. To travel by plane call Loganair on 01856 872494. The Westray Bus Service meets the ferry on the Summer Timetable. For the winter timetable you need to book the Westray Bus (minimum of 4 hours before). To book the bus call 07789 034289.


All Year Round
Check-in Time
3.30pm (or when the ferry arrives)
Check-out Time
Accessible by public transport
Bike store
Communal lounge
En-suite Rooms
Exclusive Use Bookings
Family friendly
Laundry facilities
Luggage store
Private Rooms
School Groups
Self-catering kitchen
TV Room