Really get away from it all? Choose Orkney or the Shetlands for your next self catering holiday in a luxury cottage or island lodge. Incredible landscape meets archaeological heritage in this very different sets of Islands. Foodies will be in heaven as Orkney is famed for fabulous dairy produce, smoked seafood lamb while fertile Shetland mussels and salmon are a must. These islands have a magical romance sometimes rough and rugged other times tranquil and awe- inspiring. All of this is so easy to reach and is just a short hop on a plane or a pleasant ferry ride away. Find your secluded retreat on the Orkney or Shetlands Islands with Handpicked Cottages.