Q: How do I get to Franklin's View?
A: We will send you a local street map with directions.
Q: Is Franklin's View suitable for a person with disabilities?
A: There a four steps to negotiate to the front door but after that everything is on one level.
Q: Can I smoke in Franklin's View?
A: Franklin’s View is a no smoking property.
Q: Can I park my car near Franklin's View?
A: Although there is no dedicated parking, nine times out of ten you will be able to park beside the house. There is also plenty of public parking very close by.
Q: Where can I get internet access when staying at Franklin's View?
A: Free wi-fi internet access is available at Franklin's View.
Q: Are there facilities for children?
A: There is private secluded garden adjacent to the house.
Q: Can my dog stay at Franklin's View?
A: Well behaved dogs are welcome.
Q: Are there any grocery shops nearby?
A: Stromness has good local bakers and butchers as well as a small supermarket.
Q: Are there any restaurants or pubs nearby?
A: There is an excellent restaurant very close by and the local pubs also provide good food.
Q: Are there any petrol stations nearby?
A: There is a petrol station in Stromness, providing diesel and petrol.
Q: Do I have to pay extra for heating?
A: All heating is included.
Q: Will we need to take our own towels and linen?
A: All towels and linen are included.
Q: Can we stay for a shorter / longer time than a week?
A: Yes. Subject to availability.
Q: Can we stay at Franklin's View in the winter as well as the summer?
A: Franklin’s View is available all year.
Q: Are there any good walks to do whilst we stay at Franklin's View?
A: Orkney offers numerous good walking areas.