Here you can find the resources we are developing for the journey. Many of these are linked to the smartphone app.

27 resources were found:

A short overview of the historical significance of the Mans Stones and the Strathyre stone in particular.

An overview of the origins of Kirbuster as derived from its etymology and historical location.

Map of the route of the second section of the St Magnus Way, from Birsay to Dounby.

Downloadable GPX file of Birsay to Dounby route for use with mapping applications, including Ordnance Survey.

Our theme for this stage of the journey is Growth – reflecting on the growth of the cult of Magnus in the years following his death and in the shifting base of power from West to East in Orkney, as well as in our own stories of growth.

Site of the Mans Well, restored by Birsay Heritage Trust in 2012.

Image of Milestone Community Church (bottom left) from above.

This project is being part financed by the Scottish Government and the European Community Orkney LEADER 2014 – 2020 Programme