WALK: YESNABY TO STROMNESS

September 4 → 9:30 am5:30 pm

Join Orkney wildlife guide Megan Taylor of Wild Orkney Walks for a walk along the dramatic west coast of Orkney. We will meet in Stromness, where a minibus will be waiting to take us to Yesnaby. From there, we will begin our walk back to Stromness following the clifftop path, before descending through farmland, and winding our way back to Stromness and our cars. Although the walk is approximately 8-9 miles it will be at a leisurely pace allowing plenty of time to admire the scenery and wildlife.

NB It is possible to use the bus service for this walk, the X1 which runs between Kirkwall and Stromness, stops at the Stromness Travel Centre.

7–8 hours, Hard, £65pp

Megan’s aim with the Festival walks is to take you off the beaten track where you can see some different wildlife and enjoy Orkney scenery.

The maximum group size is 6 people. You are advised to have appropriate footwear for walking, ie walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing. Binoculars and camera are advisable. Please bring a packed lunch and plenty of food/drink to last you a full day.

NB Walks will only be postponed if the forecast weather will create dangerous conditions for walking. Otherwise, all walks will go ahead as normal.

Booking is essential. Here is a booking link.

The Festival ticket system is kindly provided by e-availability, Inverness.

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