GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Brough of Birsay

3 miles (5 km)

Visit this tidal island on this short walk on Mainland Orkney. Access to the island is via a240m causewayacross the Sound of Birsay. It is only crossable at low tide - click here for tide times. On the island you will find the remains of PictishandNorsesettlements and a modern light house.
You can extend your walking in the area by visiting the nearby Marwick Head RSPB nature reserve.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

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GPS Files

GPX File

Brough of Birsay.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Brough of Birsay.mmo (right click - 'Save As')

Map