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Marking the St Magnus Way : Public Ceremony of Dedication

A paving stone with the bronze logo of The St Magnus Way pilgrimage route will be officially inaugurated at a ceremony in front of St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall on Saturday 30th July at 12 midday.

Inside the cathedral the Pilgrim’s Table will also be dedicated.

Members of the public are invited to attend the short ceremony which marks years of work by the St Magnus Way volunteers to establish the pilgrimage walking route which follows the route the remains of St Magnus would have been transported to the Cathedral many centuries ago.

The St Magnus Way is broken up into manageable stages so that walkers can take it at their own pace and either do some or all of the route. There is a cycle route for those who would prefer to use wheels instead of legs.

St Magnus Way cycle route Image credit Bryan Leslie

At each stage there are marker points where you are encouraged to reflect on a different aspect of your own personal journey.

St Magnus waymarker Orphir by France Pelly Image Credit: Bell

There is a handy App too that can be downloaded. Click on this link for more information about the St Magnus Way which takes you across Mainland and to Egilsay: St Magnus Way

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