"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Swannies Point

Swannies Point is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Point

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: ND462980

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Things to see and do near Swannies Point

  • Fossil and Heritage Centre (1m)
  • Orkan Adventures (2m)
  • Italian Chapel (2m)
  • Orkney Marine-life Aquarium (3m)
  • Christina Sargent Felt and Print Artist (4m)
  • Highland Park Distillery (7m)
  • Orkney Chairmaker (7m)
  • Bishop's and Earl's Palaces (8m)
  • The Orkney Museum (8m)
  • St Magnus Cathedral (8m)

Tourist Information

The Travel Centre
West Castle Street
Highlands and Islands
KW15 1GU

Phone 01856 872 856
Email info@visitscotland.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 21 March


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 96%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:32 GMT
High Tide
12:03 GMT
Low Tide
17:57 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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