We hope you will want to make the most of our free services, so please have a look around this resource page and see what a vast amount of information there is.

Kick Start Kirkwall Personalised Travel Planning Resources

Other resources that our Travel Advisors are able to offer include materials or incentives that are unable to be downloaded. Some of these are listed below and can be requested at the contact details here.

  • Cycling Information - including everything from general information through to a Bike Owners Handbook as well as the opportunity for an accompanied ride with a Travel Advisor or in a group, a basic cycle maintenance check and the opportunity to express an interest in adult cycle training
  • Walking Information - including the East Mainland Walking Guide; Access to the Country - An Orkney Guide; and Orkney's Woodland Walks
  • Public Transport Information - including information about Traveline; the opportunity to request a Personal Journey Plan for a trip you make regularly; and the Orkney Public Transport Guide
  • Car Information - notwithstanding the Carwise Kirkwall Leaflet above, we also have information on the If You Care Share initiative which helps you to find someone suitable to car share with
  • General Information - is available in the form of timetables for the Pickaquoy Centre, Kirkwall Grammar Gym and Swim facilities and the Peedie Guide

Kick Start Kirkwall General Information






Orkney Islands Council and The Kick Start Kirkwall Team are always keen to hear your views on travel in and around Kirkwall, so please feel free to contact us on any of the details below:

T: 0141 224 0924

Alternatively, write to:
Kick Start Kirkwall
C/O Steer Davies Gleave
Ingram House
227 Ingram Street
G1 1DA

Instead of driving 1.5 miles a day, cycling could save you £100 in fuel costs over a year. Instead of driving 1.5 miles a day, cycling could save you £100 in fuel costs over a year.

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The benefits to gain from leading a more active lifestyle are many including living longer, an increased sense of wellbeing and the ability to function better at work and home. The resources on this page provide a wealth of information on everything from transport, health, nature and environment and community. Why not have a look and see if you can find something of interest. If you are unsure as to what would be of use to you personally, why not request a visit from our team of Personalised Travel Planning Advisors, who will be more than happy to speak to you and address your needs. Request a visit from a Travel Advisor