Orkney

Here are some of our photos and maps of our walks from our recent trip to Orkney.

Arrival

View of Hoy from the ferry
View of Hoy from the ferry
Curlew in the field below the cottage
Curlew in the field below the cottage

First Day - Marwick Head, Hobbister

Fulmars, Marwick Head
Fulmars, Marwick Head
Guillemots, Marwick Head
Guillemots, Marwick Head
Off Marwick Head
Off Marwick Head
Looking towards Roo Point
Looking towards Roo Point
Waulkmill Bay
Waulkmill Bay
Slavonian Grebe, Waulkmill Bay
Slavonian Grebe, Waulkmill Bay
Puffin, Marwick Head
Puffin, Marwick Head
Razorbills, Marwick Head
Razorbills, Marwick Head
Stonechat, Waulkmill Bay
Stonechat, Waulkmill Bay

Second Day - Ward Hiil, Orphir, Ness of Brodgar

Curlew, Ness of Brodgar
Curlew, Ness of Brodgar
View from summit of Ward Hill
View from summit of Ward Hill
Hare near Earl
Hare near Earl's Bu
Ring of Brodgar stones
Ring of Brodgar stones
Standing stone, Ring of Brodgar
Standing stone, Ring of Brodgar
Flying Merganser, Ness of Brodgar
Flying Merganser, Ness of Brodgar
Merganser, Ness of Brodgar
Merganser, Ness of Brodgar
View from the summit of Ward Hill
View from the summit of Ward Hill
Primroses, Near Orphir
Primroses, Near Orphir
Marsh Marigold, near Orphir
Marsh Marigold, near Orphir
Ring Of Brodgar
Ring Of Brodgar
Redshank, Ness Of Brodgar
Redshank, Ness Of Brodgar

Third Day - Mull Head

Black Guillemot in the Gloup
Black Guillemot in the Gloup
Black Guillemots, Mull Head
Black Guillemots, Mull Head
Stack off the Brough of Deerness
Stack off the Brough of Deerness
Chapel, Brough of Deerness
Chapel, Brough of Deerness
Mull Head
Mull Head
Razorbills, Mull Head
Razorbills, Mull Head
The Gloup
The Gloup
Fulmar, Mull Head
Fulmar, Mull Head
Shags,Mull Head
Shags,Mull Head

Fourth Day - Hoy

The Old Man of Hoy
The Old Man of Hoy
Rackwick Bay
Rackwick Bay
Cliff near the Old Man of Hoy
Cliff near the Old Man of Hoy

Fifth Day - Sanday

Sanderling, Sanday
Sanderling, Sanday
Sanday Beach
Sanday Beach
Sanday Beach
Sanday Beach
Sanday Beach
Sanday Beach
Burnt Mound, Sanday
Burnt Mound, Sanday
Great Northern Diver off Sanday
Great Northern Diver off Sanday
Black Guillemot off Sanday
Black Guillemot off Sanday
Black Guillemot off Sanday
Black Guillemot off Sanday
View from the ferry
View from the ferry
Hoy in the evening light
Hoy in the evening light
Turnstone, Sanday
Turnstone, Sanday

Sixth Day - Yesneby, Skara Brae

Yesneby
Yesneby
Stack, Yesneby
Stack, Yesneby
Oyster Catcher, Yesneby
Oyster Catcher, Yesneby
Stack with a hole - Yesneby Castle
Stack with a hole - Yesneby Castle
Skara Brae
Skara Brae
Beach near Skara Brae
Beach near Skara Brae
Stone Dresser, Skara Brae
Stone Dresser, Skara Brae
Skara Brae
Skara Brae

Homeward bound - Stones of Stenness

Stones of Stenness
Stones of Stenness
Seal, Stenness
Seal, Stenness

Maps of our walks

Marwick Head
Marwick Head
Hobbister
Hobbister
Ward Hill
Ward Hill
Ophir
Ophir
Ness of Brodgar
Ness of Brodgar
Mull Head
Mull Head
Old Man of Hoy
Old Man of Hoy
Sanday
Tour of Sanday
Yesneby
Yesneby

The End