Here you can find the resources we are developing for the journey. These will be added to throughout the Magnus 900 year and beyond and automatically added to the smartphone app.
15 resources were found:
Photograph of the site of St Olaf's Kirk, from the 11th century, with part of the 16th century restoration.
Description of the route from Orphir to Kirkwall
Photograph of the steps below Hobbister.
Photograph of Waulkmill and Scapa Flow.
Poem on the effort of moving through landscape.
Photograph of Scapa Flow
Historical information about St Olaf's Kirk, where Magnus's bones were brought to from Birsay before the Cathedral was ready.
Historical information about St Magnus Cathedral.
Historical information on how the bones of Magnus came to be in the Cathedral, were thought lost after the Reformation and then rediscovered in the 1920s.
Our theme for this final stage is Hospitality – reflecting on the place of feasting then and now, as well as the place of welcome afforded Magnus in Kirkwall, and the reception we ourselves anticipate.
Poem on how the St Magnus Way does not need to be declared open, written for the launch of the final section.
Downloadable GPX file of Orphir to Kirkwall route for use with mapping applications, including Ordnance Survey.
Map of the route from Orphir to Kirkwall.