The Neolithic Heart of Orkney – or – ‘The Procession’
We parked in the small car park by the Stromness reservoir, and walked up the track to the left, going gently uphill, looking back to a lovely view of the reservoir itself.
Rose Ness On A Sunny Sunday
“Sunday 29th November dawned, with a clear sky and sunshine, so we thought to go somewhere – UP – where we could look about us, and clear our heads. It looked like a day for Rose Ness.”
Bernie Bell: Orkney Walks (with stories) – Mid-Hill,Stenness – A view from the hill!
here’s a good walk, from Stenness village. Take binoculars!
‘The Road Goes Ever On And On…..’ – Bilbo Baggins.
“Out from the house…….. and up the road again, turning left at the old telephone box, this time.”
Walking Out From The House – Again……..
“We look across to Gairsay, once the home of Viking Sweyn Asleifsson, from where he headed out, rampaging. “
Inganess – When The Path Became The Burn
“we thought we’d go to a beach, and decided on Inganess, near Kirkwall. “
The Sandy Bay at Birsay
“Strolling along the beach, towards the river, we came across a broon roond”
A Stroll Through Stromness
” I thought I’d take a Stroll Through Stromness. This mostly entailed looking down alley-ways to vistas of the sea, and up along the steep alley-ways of the homes of Stromness.”
South Ronaldsay West Coast Walks – Part Two – Or ‘A Walk Between Two Cairns’
“It was a sunny, breezy day, so we thought to avoid the cold East wind, by walking on the West coast – of South Ronaldsay. “