"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 Monday 22 January

06:00


Chance of rain 90%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 993
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 61%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 994
Humidity 95%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 90%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
WSW
Pressure 995
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 998
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
WSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:37 GMT
Low Tide
06:10 GMT
High Tide
12:34 GMT
Low Tide
18:30 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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