Best trails in Orkney Islands

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What to expect

Check out some of the best hiking, walking and backpacking routes in Orkney Islands, Scotland. The St Magnus Way is the most popular trail. There are trails of various difficulty levels including easy, medium, and difficult. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Ward Hill and the Dwarfie Stane - Hoy and the trail with the least amount of climbing is the Start Point Lighthouse - Sanday. The longest trail is the St Magnus Way at 88 km. For a shorter adventure you can try the Rerwick Head - Tankerness at 1 km. Get off line access to Restaurant, Town, Peak, and History locations and much more with a Hiiker subscription.

Trail difficulty calculations

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