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Shapinsay overview

If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Shapinsay. Though Shapinsay might not have many well-known attractions, you don't need to venture far to visit Cubbie Roo's Castle and St. Magnus Cathedral. There's plenty more to see, including sights like Balfour Castle.

Where to stay in Shapinsay

Whether you plan to stay for a night or a week, Shapinsay has the right accommodation for you. You can shop as many as 15 deals for Shapinsay accommodations on, some with discounts of up to 14%. Our room prices start at 22 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Shapinsay as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 5 4-star hotels from 22 USD per night
  • • 11 3-star hotels from 71 USD per night

How to get to Shapinsay

Fly into Kirkwall (KOI), 7.1 mi (11.4 km) from central Shapinsay.

What to see around Shapinsay

Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Cubbie Roo's Castle (6.1 mi/9.9 km from the city center)
  • • St. Magnus Cathedral (6.2 mi/9.9 km from the city center)
  • • Orkney Museum (6.2 mi/10 km from the city center)
  • • Earl's Palace (6.3 mi/10.1 km from the city center)
  • • Bishop's Palace (6.3 mi/10.1 km from the city center)

When to visit Shapinsay

Do you want to know the ideal time of year to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 46°F day, 35°F night
  • • April-June: 59°F day, 37°F night
  • • July-September: 61°F day, 46°F night
  • • October-December: 53°F day, 36°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.35 inches
  • • April-June: 0.16 inches
  • • July-September: 0.20 inches
  • • October-December: 0.35 inches