Binscarth Wood, Finstown, Mainland

A linear walk from Finstown along an old drover's road through a rare patch of Orcadian woodland before emerging onto moorland and passing the Loch of Wasdale. The time and distance given are for the return walk.


Grass/earth footpaths and farm tracks.

Public Transport

Buses from Kirkwall or Stromness to Finstown.


Parking area alongside the A965 at Finstown. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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