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Old Man of Hoy from Rackwick
Introduction to Walk 3649

Photo from the walk - Old Man of Hoy from Rackwick

County/Area - Orkney Islands

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.4 miles / 8.8 km

Ascent - 700 feet / 212 metres

Time - 3 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

Starting from Rackwick in the Isle of Hoy in the Orkneys this walk visits the cliffs by the famous sea stack known as the Old Man of Hoy. Weather can be unpredictable so be prepared. Reaching Rackwick can be accomplished in a day from the Mainland. 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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