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Annual Eynhallow Trip Tuesday 4th July 2017

Wednesday 5th July will be kept as a backup date in case of weather or tide disruptions. 

 

TICKETS NOW ***SOLD OUT !***

 

If you'd like to be included in a reserve list in case of any returns, please email:

orkneyheritagesociety@gmail.com

 

Meet at Tingwall Pier at 7.00pm. Return approximately 10.30pm.

 

          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Every July Orkney Heritage Society organises an evening trip to the uninhabited island of Eynhallow accompanied by RSPB and Historic Environment Scotland Rangers, along with archaeologists from Orkney College/UHI Archaeological Institute.

  • Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Walking is over rough ground, please wear stout shoes and bring warm and waterproof clothing.
  • NO DOGS ARE PERMITTED ON THE TRIP.
  • NO REFUNDS EXCEPT IN EVENT OF CANCELLATION.
  • Cancellation will only occur in the event of severe weather.  If in doubt telephone Tingwall Ferry Office on 01856 751360 within office hours on the day to confirm sailing.
  • There are no facilities on the island of any kind.

 

Read more about the island via the Orkneyjar website, or click on the text below to be taken to a tale about our 1990 trip:

On Saturday, July 14, 1990, an outing, organised by the Orkney Heritage Society, landed a number of ferry passengers on the uninhabited island of Eynhallow for a short visit...

Pictures from recent trips follow:

2009 trip
2009 trip
2008
2008
Picture of the Monastery buildings