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The Pickaquoy Centre

Closed Now: 06:30 - 22:00
Open today: 06:30 - 22:00
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Visited for coffee and cake after Park Run which is about 3 minutes walk from here. Super little... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Lerwick, United Kingdom
Everything for everyone

Good gym, brilliant pool, nice cinema, climbing wall and loads of classes. The cafe is really good... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Jon G
Alexandria, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Poor4%
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“motor home”(3 reviews)
“camping site”(2 reviews)
The £15m Pickaquoy Centre in Orkney is a first class sports, arts, conference and social facility, offering an excellent range of activities for all ages and abilities to enjoy. It has also hosted world class arts festivals, music events...more
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Muddisdale Road, Kirkwall KW15 1LR, Scotland
+44 1856 879900
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I were visiting family and both booked a massage at the Picky Centre after the long travel to Kirkwall. We booked via phone and were asked for our phone number for contact as well as for a reminder of our appointment time....More

Thank Jenna M
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Good gym, brilliant pool, nice cinema, climbing wall and loads of classes. The cafe is really good, get the voucher from the islander free mag for cheap breaking. Its very well run, cannot fault it.

Thank Jon G
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Was suppose to stay here for a week, but our rental Motor home was a wreck and couldn't get to Orkney. They wouldn't refund our money!! I wouldn't camp there now for sure!

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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Used the gym here. Got most things you need for a workout, but space prevents addition of a few items I missed (sit-up bench, calf machine). Clean, well maintained equipment. Lovely centre. Swimming, spa facilities, cinema, track, etc etc. We'll worth a visit.

Thank TheSilverSnorkeller
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

I bought food and coffee from the cafe a few days in a row as I was curious camping at the park nearby. The coffee needs some improvement as it's claimed to be Orkney Roastery but tasted watery. The latte was too hot and barely...More

Thank Mortimer542
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Visited for coffee and cake after Park Run which is about 3 minutes walk from here. Super little play area for young children (provide own supervision!). However serving staff didn't look happy and food was brought in rather a sullen manner to the table -...More

Thank Faedanorth
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

You won’t be allowed on it without an induction; and inductions only take place twice a week. Never mind whether you are an experienced climber or not.

Thank Henk M
Reviewed 26 December 2017

as it was a bit before Christmas & the town was busy we ended up going to the Centre thinking we'd have lunch there. They had an exstensive menu & we agreed both menu & prices look OK , up we went to order we...More

Thank christinerousay
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Not a place to recommend for food. Staff were handling food with bare hands, no customer service skills. Only people at the till, waited patiently, only to be ignored for ages, not even a ‘one moment please’. When our food came, my burger was raw...More

Thank Laura A
Reviewed 30 October 2017

On a day of particularly bad weather we ventured to the Pickaquoy Centre cinema - only one screen but it was clean and comfortable, and we were even able to buy a cup of tea to take in with us to help warm up! Lovely...More

Thank FiadhFiadh
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