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May 2018

Viking Hiking: Launch!

May 29, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Kirkwall Travel Centre, West Caste Street
Kirkwall, Scotland, Orkney KW15 1GU United Kingdom
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Free
Orkney Viking Hiking: A time travel adventure for all the family

Viking Hiking A new outdoor adventure tour Come and try the tour & Viking food Date: Tuesday 29th May Time: Choose between either 9.30 am - 12.30 pm or 2 pm - 5 pm Practical info: Meet at Kirkwall Travel Centre for a guided walk to Scapa Beach, where there will be Viking cooking over open fire and lots more. If you prefer not to come on the walk, then come directly to Scapa Beach (by the waterfall, near distillery)…

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June 2018

Viking Hiking half day 28/6 morning

June 28, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Kirkwall Travel Centre, West Caste Street
Kirkwall, Scotland, Orkney KW15 1GU United Kingdom
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£20 - £30
Ragnhild Ljosland Orkney Viking Hiking guide

Try the Viking life! Viking Hiking with cooking over open fire, hands-on Viking crafts and skills, storytelling, song and dance.

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Viking Hiking 28/6 half day: afternoon

June 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kirkwall Travel Centre, West Caste Street
Kirkwall, Scotland, Orkney KW15 1GU United Kingdom
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£20 - £30

Half day Viking Hiking: Starts from the centre of Orkney’s Viking capital Kirkwall. During the walk to Scapa beach, you will hear about why the Vikings chose to settle in Kirkwall and what they did there. Our walk traces the route that the Vikings took when using the natural harbours at either side of a narrow isthmus: The great Scapa Flow to the south and the sheltered Peedie Sea to the north. When arriving at Scapa we are met my our…

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July 2018

Viking Hiking full day 4/7

July 4, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Stromness harbour, Ferry Road
Stromness, Orkney KW16 3BH United Kingdom
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£40 - £60

  Viking Hiking full day. The day starts by taking a small passenger ferry from Stromness across to the island of Hoy. From Moaness pier we walk though the roadless valley between the famous Hills of Hoy, said in local folklore to have been dropped there by a giant when the strap broke on his two straw baskets carrying soil for his garden. On the way, we have time to enjoy the fresh air and the stunning, unspoiled Orkney landscape…

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Viking Hiking half day 25/7: morning

July 25, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Kirkwall Travel Centre, West Caste Street
Kirkwall, Scotland, Orkney KW15 1GU United Kingdom
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£20 - £30
Viking Hiking in Orkney: Cooking over open fire. Viking Hiking tour. Outdoor activities Orkney.

Half day Viking Hiking: Starts from the centre of Orkney’s Viking capital Kirkwall. During the walk to Scapa beach, you will hear about why the Vikings chose to settle in Kirkwall and what they did there. Our walk traces the route that the Vikings took when using the natural harbours at either side of a narrow isthmus: The great Scapa Flow to the south and the sheltered Peedie Sea to the north. When arriving at Scapa we are met my our…

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August 2018

Viking Hiking full day: 29/8

August 29, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Stromness harbour, Ferry Road
Stromness, Orkney KW16 3BH United Kingdom
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£30 - £100
Viking Hiking: Welcome to Viking Orkney, with a feast on the beach!

Full day Viking Hiking: Stromness to Hoy   The day starts by taking a small passenger ferry from Stromness across to the island of Hoy. From Moaness pier we walk though the roadless valley between the famous Hills of Hoy, said in local folklore to have been dropped there by a giant when the strap broke on his two straw baskets carrying soil for his garden. On the way, we have time to enjoy the fresh air and the stunning,…

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March 2019

Charity Pilgrimage on St Magnus Way

March 30 @ 8:00 am - April 3 @ 6:00 pm
Free
Birsay whalebone and Brough of Birsay

An Orkney pilgrimage On Easter Monday, probably in the year 1117, the earl of Orkney, Magnus Erlendsson, was murdered on his cousin’s orders. Magnus became Orkney’s eternal earl, enshrined in the magnificent Saint Magnus Cathedral. And astonishingly, his remains are still there, now safely hidden inside a pillar. The pilgrimage is open to people of all backgrounds and beliefs. Emphasis will be on enjoying nature, history, literature and on contemplation and reflection. In the footsteps of Saint Magnus We follow…

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May 2019

Viking Hiking in Hoy, Orkney Nature Festival Special 14 May – FULLY BOOKED

May 14 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Stromness harbour, Ferry Road
Stromness, Orkney KW16 3BH United Kingdom
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£30 - £45
Viking Hiking day trip to Hoy. Travel with the Vikings and enjoy a Viking feast on the beach at Rackwick

Viking Hiking Orkney Nature Festival is a full day adventure to the island of Hoy. Guided walk through spectacular, wild landscape, while learning about the Viking Age in Orkney. Viking food on the beach over open fire. Try your hand at Viking skills and crafts.

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Viking Feast on the Beach 31 May – SOLD OUT

May 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Scapa Beach, Old Scapa Road
Kirkwall, Orkney KW15 1SD United Kingdom
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£5 - £20
Viking Feast cooking over open fire. Viking Feast on the Beach, Orkney

Come for a Viking Feast on the Beach at the fabulous sandy beach of Scapa just outside of Kirkwall. Fun for all the family.

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June 2019

Viking Feast on the Beach 14 June – BOOKING NOW CLOSED

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Scapa Beach, Old Scapa Road
Kirkwall, Orkney KW15 1SD United Kingdom
£5 - £20

Come for a Viking Feast on the Beach at the fabulous sandy beach of Scapa just outside of Kirkwall. Fun for all the family.

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