Charity Pilgrimage on St Magnus Way

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 […]

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