Here you can find the resources we are developing for the journey. Many of these are linked to the smartphone app.
26 resources were found:
Picture of Wheebin
A photograph of the Mans Stane at Strathyre.
Photograph of Kirbuster Waypoint.
Photograph of the Midhouse Waypoint.
Photo of Nether Fea.
Photograph of Cloke Waypoint.
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.
A reflection at Midhouse by Allan McCafferty.
Map of the route of the second section of the St Magnus Way, from Birsay to Dounby.
The Mansie Stane at Strathyre
Historical information about the Mans Well in Birsay.
Historical information about the Mans Stone at Strathyre
Historical information about Twatt Church, Birsay
Historical information about Wheebin Standing Stone.
Historical information about Kirbuster.
Historical information about Saevar Howe.
Historical information about Housby
Historical information about Greenay
Historical information about Birsay.
Description of the route 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.