A short ceremony took place today, 30th July, to mark the placing of a stone for the St Magnus Way, outside the St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney
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.
“Better mapping of the paths in Orkney can help give more people here the confidence and knowledge to get outdoors. “Heath Brown Ramblers Scotland
The 67 mile route is mostly on roads with short off road sections. It can be split into two shorter routes for those wanting a more leisurely ride.
Southeasterly breeze. Maximum temperature 14 °C.
At each stage of their pilgrimage the story teller had recounted another part of the life of this quiet son of Earl Erlend who was to become Orkney’s saint.
“It was a lovely, sunny Sunday – though very windy – well, it is March in Orkney! “
Three groups are sharing in £18,200 of National Lottery funding for projects bringing together local people and visitors worldwide to enjoy a range of community activities in Orkney.
A few brighter spells too but these less frequent by afternoon. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
Mild with brisk south to southwest breeze. Maximum temperature 13 °C.