Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn, Kirkwall

3.9
#11 of 14 in Historic Sites in Mainland
Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn is located in Kirkwall. Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Kirkwall Edition.
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  • Very historic and nice views on the way here. Bring your boots and jacket because it can be cold and exposed enough to take your breath away. Very small area when you climb in the hatch. You'll need a...  more »
  • a short walk and then be faced with the interesting system. Beautiful views of the other islands
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  • Like some other visitors I parked at the top of Wideford Hill, beautiful views so it didn’t bother me, it was a bit difficult to find but well worth it once you’ve found it. Love the sliding hatch and being able to go in, sadly no photos as my phone battery died from all the photos I took. Be aware it is very wet this time of year and some of the track is running like a stream.
  • You enter through a hatch in the roof! Very cool!The walk there is worth it. If you are cycling (like I was), you may find it easier to chain your bike up just off the main road. The side road up to the cairn is STEEP! After you get off the side road, the walk takes you along the side of the hill and you have nice views of the island.
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