Indoor activities


The weather isnít always conducive to outdoor activities, and during the winter especially there are plenty of indoor options.


Swimming pool & fitness centre

Reading and writing groups



If you haven't visited the town for a while, find out about other things to do here.



Indoor activities

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Brief facts about Stromness

At one time the local lads learned to swim at Cloustons Pier (where George Mackay Brown was born) - you passed the test when you could swim to the holms and back! Then Stromness acquired the first heated indoor swimming pool in Orkney, now complemented by a fitness centre, squash and racket ball courts.