Venue 2019

The Gable End Theatre for Friday night event.

YM Community Hall, Longhope for Saturday night music event and Shore Cafe

The Childrens fun day will be at the YM Community Hall on Saturday during the day

Travel Links

To Orkney

Mainland buses operate between all the ferry terminals and Kirkwall, for more information on routes and timetables see

To Hoy

Find the M.V Hoy Head Ferry Timetable Houton to Lyness timetable Here

On and Around Hoy

The Community bus runs 2 ‘hail and ride’ services:

  • Route 1 between Longhope and Lyness, meeting most sailings Monday – Friday.
  • Route 2 Sunday only route between Longhope, Lyness and the north of Hoy pier.

See Here for details.

Private Hire taxi:
Mr A. Clark, Quoydale, Hoy 01856 791315



We have a field site set aside for camping. The site is within easy walking distance (approx. 0.3 miles,6 minutes) from the YM Hall, and will be signposted during the event. Please note there are no power supplies, toilets or showers provided on site, however toilets are available either at the YM (the back door will will be open 24/7 to give access to the toilet there), or next to the RNLI building at the Longhope pier (approx. 0.4 miles, 7 minutes).  There is also a pay meter shower at the pier.

Fresh water will be available at the campsite.

Littering/ site damage will not be tolerated. No open fires. Rubbish bags provided.




Self Catering

Bars & Dining

The Shore Café at the YM will be open for snacks on
Saturday from 10.00 to 17.00
For further information on the Shore Cafe including menus, please see the “News” section of the website

The Shore bar at the YM will be open
Saturday 19.00 – 01.00


If you need any assistance during the weekend, please either go to the YM or phone 01856 701824

There are no cashpoints on the island, however cash withdrawal is available at the shop for most cards, and cashback is also available at the till when purchasing goods.  The shop is closed on Sundays.


(approx 0.7 miles, 13 minutes walk from YM hall)

Public toilets & shower
On the pier next to the RNLI building