"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Old Head

Old Head is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Cape

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: ND470832

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Things to see and do near Old Head

  • Tomb of the Eagles (1m)
  • Christina Sargent Felt and Print Artist (5m)
  • Orkney Marine-life Aquarium (7m)
  • Orkan Adventures (8m)
  • John O'Groats Knitwear Co (8m)
  • Caithness Candles (8m)
  • Fossil and Heritage Centre (8m)
  • The Last House Museum (9m)
  • Caithness Cottage Crafts (11m)

Tourist Information

John O'Groats
Tourist Information Point
County Road
Caithness
Highlands and Islands
Scotland
KW1 4YR

Phone 01955 611 373
Email joginfo@btconnect.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/highlands/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 25 April

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 999
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 80%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
S
Pressure 999
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 998
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 998
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSW
Pressure 999
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
07:08 BST
(06:08 GMT)
Low Tide
13:48 BST
(12:48 GMT)
High Tide
20:55 BST
(19:55 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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