The Pickaquoy Centre, Kirkwall

4.6
#5 of 12 in Outdoors in Mainland
Activities and facilities include:

Swimming Pool and Leisure Pool

Health Suite

Jungle World - children's soft play area (for children 5 and under)

Squash and Racketball Courts

Climbing Wall and Bouldering Cave

Cinema with digital 3D projector

Gym

Strength & Conditioning Gym and Functional Training Area

Group Exercise Classes

Health and Beauty Therapies

Indoor Arena

Grass Pitches

All Weather Pitch

Athletics Track

Campsite

Cafe
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  • Camped for six days. The facilities are really good, there are 16 individual showers to be used free of charge, two hairdryer at the cost of 0.20£ for three minutes. There is a laundry room with two w...  more »
  • ... devoted mostly to citizens of Kirkwall. It has a gym, cinema, bars with a good continental breakfast. Very useful and well organized the adjoining campground.
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  • Nice facility let down by a terrible cinema with awful seats, lack of funding to get big films up in good time, indifferent staff/management and non-family friendly membership policies.  more »
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  • I was really thinking impressed with this place. The cinema is good with a selection of films available. The swimming pool is excellent, there is a good sized area for younger children as well as a normal deeper pool beside it. The changing facilities were excellent with good sized changing cubicles. Many larger facilities should take note.
  • Not sure what this place is like for its activities but I know it does have a large pull and climbing wall, along with a bouldering cave which you cannot gain entrance to until you've had an 'induction' . I came to the centre to speak at an event. If you're thinking of hiring for a corporate event I was recommend that you do not hire the Grainery room when the cinema is on next door. The studio however, seemed to work really well, until the air conditioning came on and delegates could not hear at the back. It's still a good central venue and the staff done all they can to make the event a huge success.
  • Really enjoyed using this facility. The pool is well used with a flexible time table that encourages users. Friendly and knowledgeable staff throughout. The cafe is clean and offers well priced tasty food and coffee.
  • Fully accessible for wheelchairs. The swimming pool changing room includes hoists and adult-size changing bed. There is also a pool-side lift to lower waterproof wheelchairs into the main pool. There is a lift between ther 3 floors of the centre and a ramp from the parking for the disabled area to double doors openable with a push button. The Cinema includes wheelchair spaces at the back and weekly subtitled films for the hard of hearing. There are wheelchair friendly posts at Reception and tables in the cafe.
  • Excellent facilities and not crowded. Very friendly and helpful staff.

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