Rackwick Glen - Moaness to Rackwick, Hoy

A popular option for those using the passenger ferry from Stromness, this route links Moaness ferry pier with Rackwick, start of the route up the Old Man of Hoy, via Rackwick Glen. The distance and time given are for a one-way walk - enabling use to be made of the summer minibus services that also link Moaness to Rackwick for the reverse direction.


Clear path, mostly dry and stony, can be slightly boggy in places

Public Transport

Passenger ferry to Hoy from Stromness. Mini-bus from Rackwick back to ferry at Moaness (should be booked in advance outwith the summer months).


Moaness Pier, Hoy. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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