Facilities at Noup Cliffs

Full facilities information

Visitor centre

No visitor centre.

Car park
  • 5 spaces
  • The spaces are in unmarked bays by the lighthouse (grid ref: HY393499)
  • No height restrictions.
  • No lighting.
  • Nearest toilets (no accessible facilities) are at Pierowall village, 4 miles (6.5 km) away.
  • Open 24 hours.
Accessible toilets

Please contact Orkney Islands Council on 01856 873535 for details of accessible toilets on Orkney.


Nearest refreshments, including hot food, in Pierowall village, 4 miles (6.5 km) away.


No shop facilities on-site.

Viewing point

No hides or other viewing facilities although there are good panoramic views from the car park at the lighthouse.

Nature trails

Linear walk following the cliff top southwards for 1.5 miles (2.5 km).

Educational facilities

School visits are available on our Orkney reserves on a variety of topics. Please contact the Orkney Office for further details Tel 01856 850176 or e-mail: orkney@rspb.org.uk