Orkney and Shetland Pathfinder 82

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Cordee Code: PF0083
Page Size: 133 x 228 mm
No of Pages: 96
Publisher: Jarrold Crimson Publishing
ISBN13: 9780319092088
Published Date: June 2022
Edition: June 2022
Binding: Paperback
Weight: 210g
Product Type: Book
Countries: Scotland
Experience island life on foot and at your own pace as you walk the Orkney and Shetland archipelagoes. See rare birdlife and wildflowers, spot orca, dolphins, seals and otters in the water and enjoy the space, freedom and spectacular scenery of Orkney and Shetland on these 28 unforgettable walks.

Featured Orkney walks include:

- Marvel at the high sandstone cliffs and the Old Man of Hoy, an iconic Orcadian landmark and destination for walkers since Victorian times
- Glimpse whales in the water and enjoy spectacular views of the Pentland Firth at Cantick Head
- Discover Rousey's rich history where ancient structures like Mid Howe Broch mingle with medieval churches
- Walk Yesnaby Cliffs for stunning views of sea stacks and ancient brochs
- Wander out to South Ronaldsay's Hoxa Head for views over the Sound of Hoxa and Scapa Flow to the islands of Flotta and Hoy

Featured Shetland walks include:

- From Eshaness Lighthouse, walk the tops of the stunning sea-cliffs for unbeatable views of a coastline marked by stacks, arches, caves and inlets (geos)
- See the distinctive Broch of Mousa, the best-preserved Iron Age broch in Europe, and the island's population of rare birdlife including storm petrels, black guillemots and Arctic terns
- Cross a magnificent tombolo to the 'tied' island of St Ninian's for sandy beaches, grassy clifftops and ancient treasure
- Climb to Ronas Hill, the highest point in Shetland, for glorious 360-degree views extending as far as Fair Isle, Yell and Unst
- Start at Jarlshof, Shetland's richest archaeological site, to venture out to Sumburgh Head, the southernmost point of the mainland known for its lighthouse and rare birdlife

OS Pathfinder Guides: Outstanding Circular Walks

- The definitive pocket book guide to Great Britain's great outdoors
- 28 mostly circular walks in one guidebook, ranging from 3-12? miles
- Walks are graded by length and difficulty ensuring a range of routes suitable for walkers of varying experience and mobility
- Includes OS Explorer 1:25 000 scale map extracts for every route (4cm to 1km or 2' inches to one mile)
- Discover GPS waypoints, parking information and detailed route descriptions for foolproof navigation
- Enhances your walk with information on rare wildlife, natural habitats and points of historical interest

About OS Pathfinder Series

- 80 Pathfinder titles including 2,000 routes across England, Wales and Scotland
- Explore a wealth of walks, from Land's End to the Lleyn Peninsula, Shetland to Southwold, with the Pathfinder Series
- Titles include OS Pathfinder Guides, OS Short Walks Guides, OS City Walks Guides
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