The Old Man of Hoy from Rackwick

This is the essential, classic walk on Hoy, following the clear coastal path uphill from Rackwick to view the spectacular sea stack, the Old Man of Hoy, before returning by the same route.


Clear path, stony in places

Public Transport

None to start; private taxi can be pre-booked. If arriving as a foot passenger on the Moaness ferry it is possible to use the Rackwick Glen walking route to reach Rackwick (and the same route to return). .


Rackwick, Hoy. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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