Burwick to Kirkwall and Stromness is a route across Scotland's Orkney Islands.
Ferry services connect to Shetland and the mainland. Links with the Coast & Castles North and Lochs & Glens North cycle routes in Highland. Constitutes part of North Sea Cycle Route.
We have taken all responsible steps to ensure that these routes are safe and achievable by people with a reasonable level of fitness.
However, all outdoor activities involve a degree of risk. To the extent permitted by law, Sustrans accepts no responsibility for any accidents or injury resulting from following these routes.
Walking and cycling routes change over time. Weather conditions may also affect path surfaces.
Please use your own judgement when using the routes based upon the weather and the ability, experience and confidence levels of those in your group.