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Old Man of Hoy & Glens of Broadiface
Introduction to Walk 3648

Photo from the walk - Old Man of Hoy & Glens of Broadiface

County/Area - Orkney Islands

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 1020 feet / 309 metres

Time - 6 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

This walk on the Isle of Hoy is an extended route to the Old Man of Hoy with a start near Sandy Loch. The route crosses the col between Ward Hill and Cuilags before droppong down to Rackwick. The walk then continues to the Old Man of Hoy. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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