Facilities at Noup Cliffs

Full facilities information

No visitor centre.

  • 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.

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.

No known baby changing facility nearby.

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

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

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

No play facilities on-site, though a playpark at school in nearby Peirowall.