Orkney Islands Council
Working together for a better Orkney

Ranger Services

World Heritage Site Rangers

Historic Environment Scotland have established a Ranger Service for the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site.

The Rangers provide information for visitors to Orkney's World Heritage Site, which includes the natural and historical landscape as well as the archaeology and culture of Orkney.

The Rangers run regular guided walks at the Ring of Brodgar and a variety of other walks, talks and activities.

For further information contact:

Sandra Miller or Elaine Clarke, WHS Rangers.

Telephone: 01856841732.

Email: Orkney Rangers

Sanday Ranger

The Sanday Development Trust employs a Ranger for the island to promote awareness and understanding of the heritage of the island.

Ranger led events may include minibus excursions to explore the relics of World War 2; Viking and other archaeological sites; legends, folk-tales and place-names. Guided walks may include Tresness, Colliness and the Holms of Ire; and practical investigations involve lichens, rock-pools, sea-shells and Storm petrels.

For further information contact:

Emma Webb (Sanday Ranger) by email.

The Sanday website is available through Related Sites further down this web page.

Eday Ranger

The Eday Ranger, employed by the Eday Community Association, provides guided walks and general information about Eday's natural history, archaeology and heritage.

Ranger led activities include regular guided walks along the Eday Heritage Trail and wildlife walks; activities such as rock pooling, beach combing and birdwatching.

Booking is essential.

For further information and to book please contact:

Kate Townsend (Eday Ranger) by email.

The Eday website is available through Related Sites further down this web page.

Papa Westray Ranger

Papa Westray now has a Ranger Service, with Jonathan Ford currently in post. For more information about services on offer please contact him by email.

Related Sites