“It snowed! It hasn’t snowed properly for years – it snowed!”
you get some wonderful views of the position of the Eagle Cairn in relation to the landscape around it, and of the Pentland Skerries, with their lighthouse.
we drove down to South Ronaldsay, and parked in the car park of the Kirk at Kirkhouse.
Mike and I are walking the South Ronaldsay East Coast paths. As I’m a bit of a knackered old person, we’re doing them in short-ish stages – bit by bit.
“It’s said to be a ‘rock-cut tomb’. It’s nothing to do with dead folk, it’s a resonance chamber. “
“To get to the Broch of Burroughstone, park, considerately, by the road, and follow a well-defined path through farmland, to the Broch. “
“We then visited the Mid Howe Broch. This is an impressive, and appealing structure. “
There’s a small island called Eynhallow, across from Aikerness Beach and the Broch of Gurness, in Evie.
“It’s in a stunning position, way up there, on the cliffs, almost in the sky. “
“If you have a good walk and look round here, it’s a great place. “