Walked this on a sunny midsummer evening.
Started the walk from the town centre and followed the route from the sports centre.
The route is easy to follow and offers great views of Kirkwall.
The chambered cairn is worth visiting (bring a head torch if you wish to go into the cairn itself).
Can be very windy so go prepared (we had hats and fleeces plus wind stoppers on).
A great way to get a walk with some elevation from the centre of Kirkwall.
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