"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Holborn Head

Holborn Head is a coastal feature in Highland, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Cape

Local authority: Highland Council

OS Grid Reference: ND110708

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Things to see and do near Holborn Head

  • Thurso Heritage Centre (2m)
  • The Thurso Cinema (2m)
  • Brough Knitwear (7m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Caithness Horizons, Old Town Hall
High Street
Highlands and Islands
KW14 8AJ

Phone 01847 893 155
Email info@visitscotland.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 20 January


Chance of rain 89%
Max temp. -2°C
(feels like -8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 995
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. -0°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 997
Humidity 97%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 81%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 998
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1003
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1006
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:29 GMT
High Tide
10:40 GMT
Low Tide
16:57 GMT
High Tide
23:08 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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