• Cycling in Orkney's west mainland

Cycling

Pedal power is an ideal way to explore Orkney, with mile upon mile of quiet roads and not too many big hills.

Granted, the wind can sometimes be a challenge, but at some point, it’s going to be behind you! Whether road racer, tourer or mountain biker, there’s something for all in Orkney, with an enthusiastic local cycling club scene here too.

Check out our listings at the bottom of the page to find out where you can hire bicycles in Kirkwall and Stromness.

Bike hire is also available in a number of our isles, so you can head out on a ferry or a plane and be assured of a two wheeled island adventure at the other end. Use the links below to find out how to book your bikes.