Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Kirkwall:
National Cycle Network
The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Kirkwall:
To Berwick-upon-Tweed, Melrose, Galashiels, Innerleithen, Dalkeith, Edinburgh, Queensferry, Inverkeithing, Dunfermline, Kinross, Falkland, Tayport, Newport-on-Tay, Dundee, Carnoustie, Arbroath, Montrose, Inverbervie, Stonehaven, Aberdeen, Turriff, Banff, Portsoy, Cullen, Portknockie, Findochty, Buckie, Elgin, Forres, Nairn, Inverness, Dingwall, Alness, Tain and Thurso.
What are the roads like? Which are the most cycle-friendly cafés? Where’s your favourite place for a Saturday afternoon spin? Share your knowledge with other local cyclists.
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