Get to know the heart of Kirkwall.

Yesnaby to Skara Brae

Enjoy a scenic hike with local expert guides on the west coast of Mainland, Orkney’s largest island

  • Visit Orkney’s largest island for a scenic hike through stunning landscapes.
  • Pass an Iron Age broch, tall sea stacks, and cute coves, all while admiring the local plant and animal life.
  • Visit Skara Brae, a 5,000-year-old village, and its insightful visitor’s center.
  • Pass through the Neolithic heartland of Orkney, an area with a wealth of prehistoric archeological sites.
  • Difficulty level

    Level 4: Challenging - good mobility and fitness needed

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  • From

    $ 248

  • Notices

    Appropriate warm, waterproof clothing and comfortable walking boots

Hike along the clifftops

Join us on a tour through the gently rolling landscape of Mainland. Arriving at Yesnaby, a beautiful local spot, we’ll hike along the clifftops with our local expert guides. Finishing up in the Bay of Skaill, we’ll visit the 5,000-year-old village of Skara Brae. See the remarkable dwellings beneath the dunes that storms revealed only 150 years ago.

Practical information:

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate warm, waterproof clothing and comfortable walking boots

  • Walking information: Guests must be fit and able walkers. We recommend wearing walking boots and waterproof clothing. Soft, uneven ground along the clifftops Around 2 hours of total walking

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

  • Language: English.