Scapa Flow and Loch of Ayre, St Mary's

A circular walk along the shores of Scapa Flow, passing Howequoy Head near where HMS Royal Oak was sunk in 1939, and continuing inland to return to St Mary's past the Loch Of Ayre.


Coastal path, a little overgrown, minor roads

Public Transport

Buses from Kirkwall and St Margaret's Hope.


Parking area near Loch of Ayre, St Mary's. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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