Travelling Out of Town
There are a great many sights to visit outwith the towns and bus services regularly pass some of the main sites. Taxis will be happy to take you to any of the destinations you desire and some would even be reachable by cycle hire.
View the Bus Route X1 Timetable for buses from Stromness towards Finstown, Kirkwall and St Margaret's Hope.
The chart below gives distances from Stromness to help you plan your own visit to some of the bigger attractions in Orkney.
|Standing Stones of Stenness||4.8m||7.7km|
|Ring of Brodgar||5.8m||9.3km|
|Skara Brae & Skaill House||7.4m||12km|
|Brough of Birsay||14.1m||22.7km|
|Corrigall Farm Museum||10.6m||17km|
|Kirbuster Farm Museum||11.5m||18.5km|
|Broch of Gurness||17.1m||27.5km|
|Orkney Fossil Centre||25m||40.2km|
|St Margaret’s Hope||29m||46.7km|
|Tomb of the Eagles||36.4m||58.5km|