Birsay Moors

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Birsay Moors: If you enjoy the solemn grandeur of moorland landscape, the Orkney moors can be a wonderful place to visit, full of wild and windswept beauty. Come during the summer to see hen harriers, short-eared owls and elegant Arctic skuas nesting.

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The main section of the reserve is west of Evie and the A966. Durkadale is west of the Birsay Moors and extends to the southern shore of the Loch of Hundland. The B9057 (Hillside Road) between Evie and Dounby cuts right through the reserve.

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Buses stop at Evie, 2 miles (3.2 km) to the east of the reserve and also in Dounby, 3 miles (4.8 km) to the west of the reserve.

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Never closes

Prices:

Free

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Contact

Phone: +44 1856 850176
Email: orkney@rspb.org.uk

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