Welcome to our website. Excellence in eye care and eyewear has been a consistent theme at Orkney Opticians in the heart of Wensleydale for the last 30 years.

Our businesss hours are Monday to Friday, 9am until 5pm.

Whatever your needs are, the skill and helpfulness of our staff and our comprehensive service will inspire you. We hope to have the pleasure of seeing you soon.



We are following government and professional body advice to keep you and our staff safe. We are open as normal, 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday. A few important points:

  • Social distancing measures require us to have no more than 2 customers in the practice at any one time and we will be disinfecting frames and surfaces between appointments, please be patient!
  • We prefer you to wear a mask when attending
  • An appointment will be required for spectacles collection and adjustments
  • We have made some important changes to our business over the last year.

    Our new eyecare plan

    We are now a fully private optometric practice, delivering comprehensive eye care (including the latest Optomap technology) and supplying eye wear to help you to see better and look great. Click here to read about our eyecare plans.

    Book online

    You can now book your appointments online. Our patient portal allows you to manage appointments and check your latest prescriptions. New users can use our online booking system by clicking here. If you have used our online system before, please click here to login. If you'd prefer, you can phone us on 01969 623001 to arrange your appointment.

    Privacy Policy

    Our Privacy Policy is in accordance with GDPR regulations. Our full privacy policy can be viewed here.