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.

Brough of Birsay OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Brough of Birsay Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


GPS Files

GPX File

Brough of Birsay.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Brough of Birsay.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)