Here you can find the resources we are developing for the journey. These will added to throughout the Magnus 900 year and beyond and automatically added to the smartphone app.
38 resources were found:
Route map file for Evie to Birsay.
Detailed description of the route from Evie to Birsay
Historical information about Gurness
Using stones as an aid for reflection as you walk
A poem to start the pilgrimage
Excerpt from the Magnus Saga on the death of Magnus
Imaginative reflection on the reception of Magnus' body
Imaginative reflection on the loss of a son
Historical information about Evie Old Parish Church and cemetery
Historical information about the Knowe of Stenso
An overview of the island of Eynhallow
Reflection on the understanding of creation in the twelfth century
Historical information about St Peter's Kirk in Costa
Historical information about Chrismo
Historical information about the Mans Stane at Loch of Swannay
Historical information about the Mans Stane at Knowe of Lingro
Historical information about the Mans Stanes at Northside in Birsay
Historical information about St Magnus Church, Birsay
Map of the route of the second section of the St Magnus Way, from Birsay to Dounby.
Reflection on the heart as we journey to the heart of the Mainland.
Reflection onrepetition and change.
Poem located at the Harray Loch.
Historical information about the Naversdale Runestone, discovered in 2013.
Historical information about the island of Damsay in the Bay of Firth.
Historical information about the Earl's Bu and Round Kirk in Orphir.
Historical information about the house of Oback.
Description of the route from Finstown to Orphir.
Description of the route from Dounby to Finstown
Description of the route from Birsay to Dounby
Description of the route from Evie to Birsay.
A draft response to Orkney Island Council's core path consultation which closes on the 28th August.
Pdf version of the draft core path response.
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.
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.
Poem on the effort of moving through landscape.
Poem on how the St Magnus Way does not need to be declared open, written for the launch of the final section.