Category Archives: Orkney walks

Circular walks: some recent experimental GPS tracks

Peedie Sea, Model Boating Lake, Kirkwall, Orkney (14/11/14). Circular walks using two GPS receivers. The Peedie Sea (or Peerie Sea, meaning small sea) symbolises the growth of Kirkwall; from a merchant shipping town where the inlet serviced numerous piers and … Continue reading

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Rackwick Survey – Week 1

Rackwick is a special place. Situated on the west coast of Hoy, one of the westernmost islands in Orkney, it takes the full force of Atlantic gales and has a microclimate of warmth in the summer. Rackwick is rich in … Continue reading

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Orkney Folk Festival

Stromness has been filled with musicians, instruments, sessions, gigs and ale for the weekend at the Orkney Folk Festival. There are five main venues throughout the town, mostly centred on ‘the street’, with the bars full and the vibe relaxed and … Continue reading

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