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RSPB Scotland The Loons & Loch of Banks nature reserve

Nature Centres & Reserves
Birsay
Orkney

COVID UPDATE: The hide, car park and nature trails are open at the site. Please follow the guidance on site regarding distancing and maximum numbers in the hides. Masks should be worn inside the hide unless exempt. All of Scotland’s wild places and green spaces are vital for the survival of its unique, amazing wildlife. If you plan to head out to these areas please respect and protect Scotland’s great outdoors and leave no trace. Thank you. #RespectProtectEnjoy #ScottishOutdoorAccessCode #CheckBeforeYouGo

Directions

Public Transport Directions

By bus
Buses pass the end of the Marwick and Dounby roads daily.

By road
The reserve is off the minor road that connects the B9056 and A986, north-west of the Loch of Isbister.

Facilities

Parking