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Mill Dam Shapinsay 5mi 3 Mar 2014

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Days Out

Weekend rides

Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Kirkwall:

Mill Dam Shapinsay · 5mi one-way
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Cottascarth and Rendall Moss · 10mi one-way
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Onziebust · 21mi one-way
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Kirkwall

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.

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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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