Covenanters Memorial, Deerness, Mainland

This straightforward but enjoyable circuit visits the Covenanters' Memorial on the Deerness coastline - which commemorates hundreds of prisoners who were killed in a shipwreck offshore.


Grass/earth footpaths; boggy section on return.

Public Transport

Buses from Kirkwall pass the junction at HY565053 in Deerness, around 3km from the start of the walk.


Covenanters' Memorial car park at end of minor road at HY574076. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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