Burnside Cottage

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi, bed sheets
Individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi, bed sheets
Individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi, bed sheets
Individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Burnside Cottage

Burnside Cottage

3.5 star property

5.0/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Room service

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
Gills, Wick, Scotland, KW1 4YB

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGills Bay Ferry Port3 min drive
  • Popular LocationJohn O' Groats Signpost8 min drive
  • Popular LocationCastle of Mey8 min drive
  • AirportKirkwall (KOI)93 min drive

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About this area


Burnside Cottage is located in Wick. Castle of Mey and John O' Groats Signpost are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Duncansby Stacks and Duncansby Head.

What's nearby

  • Gills Bay Ferry Port - 3 min drive
  • John O' Groats Signpost - 8 min drive
  • Castle of Mey - 8 min drive
  • Duncansby Stacks - 10 min drive
  • Duncansby Head - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Thurso Station - 25 min drive
  • Kirkwall (KOI) - 93 min drive


  • Tea Cosy - 4 min drive
  • The Tea Cosy - 5 min drive
  • Castle Arms Hotel - 5 min drive
  • Roads End Coffee Shop - 8 min drive
  • Stacks Bistro - 8 min drive

About this property

Burnside Cottage

3.5-star bed & breakfast near Gills Bay Ferry Port
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free bed & breakfast has a garden and a picnic area. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 3 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and room service. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with digital channels, and guests will also find coffee makers and free bottled water. Housekeeping is available on request.
Burnside Cottage offers 3 accommodations with complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Wick bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on request.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–8:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • Room service available


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Housekeeping (on request)

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Heating


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • 0-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water


  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

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Check-in from 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with special check-in instructions and key retrieval information; access will be through a private entrance
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Key retrieval, private entrance


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10.00 per pet, per night
Welcoming dogs only
1 per room
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children 4 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 4 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Pet fee: GBP 10.00 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
This property's policy is that dogs must be kept on a lead at all times due to livestock nearby. Dogs not permitted on furniture and dog beds available on request.

We should mention

Children 4 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Burnside Cottage B&B Wick
Burnside Cottage B&B
Burnside Cottage Wick
Burnside Cottage Wick
Burnside Cottage Bed & breakfast
Burnside Cottage Bed & breakfast Wick

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 24 out of 24 reviews
5 - Excellent 100%
Rating 4 - Good. 0 out of 24 reviews
4 - Good 0%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 24 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 24 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 24 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




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Property conditions & facilities



5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Burnside cottage was perfect and a great location for a couple of nights stop on the NC500. It gave us the opportunity to explore the East Coast before travelling West. The hosts were very accommodating and always on hand if we needed anything.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very friendly & accommodating host. Food lovely
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stunning place. Really quiet. Lovely host!
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We had a superb time at Burnside Cottage B&B and would highly recommend staying here. The service was impeccable, homemade food was fresh and absolutely delicious (evening meals and breakfast), and Kacey went above and beyond to make sure we had a lovely stay - even providing a list of local attractions for us to explore. Thank you!
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A true gem of a place to stay. The room was amazing with added extras such as milk and the best homemade cookies. The host made us feel extremely welcone and has very useful local knowledge. Breakfast and dinner, well what can I say. Some of the best food in ages. The place to stay around John o'Groats.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021