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weather
Today - Light Rain
Maximum: 7C, Minimum: 4C
Wind: 32mph Southerly, Visibility: Moderate, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 09:00 GMT, Sunset: 15:14 GMT
weather
Monday - Sunny Intervals
Maximum: 7C, Minimum: 6C
Wind: 24mph Southerly, Visibility: Good, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 09:01 GMT, Sunset: 15:14 GMT
weather
Tuesday - Light Rain Showers
Maximum: 10C, Minimum: 6C
Wind: 32mph South Easterly, Visibility: Moderate, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 09:02 GMT, Sunset: 15:14 GMT
Sun 16 Dec
HWLWHWLW
03:4809:1915:4822:08
2.6m1.7m2.8m1.4m
Mon 17 Dec
HWLWHWLW
05:0010:3017:0123:09
2.7m1.7m2.9m1.3m
Tue 18 Dec
HWLWHW
05:5511:3217:57
2.8m1.5m3.0m
Wed 19 Dec
LWHWLWHW
00:0106:4012:2418:44
1.2m3.0m1.4m3.2m
Thu 20 Dec
LWHWLWHW
00:4707:2013:1019:27
1.0m3.3m1.2m3.4m
Fri 21 Dec
LWHWLWHW
01:2907:5713:5420:10
0.9m3.5m1.0m3.6m
Sat 22 Dec
LWHWLWHW
02:1208:3414:3720:50
0.8m3.7m0.8m3.7m
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Comments (11)
24/05/2018 @ 5:25 pm
Steve and julie
What a great island wish it wasn't so far away otherwise I would be there more often. Great guide by the way!!
29/04/2018 @ 7:13 pm
Ivan and Jen hamnett
Wow just stumbled across your guide as we are coming to the Orkneys this Summer. Great find. Keep up the good work!!
18/04/2018 @ 9:04 am
Sheila and Steve
Thanks Ian, sounds fantastic. Let's hope we get lucky. We went to Lapland a couple of years ago with thehe sole intention of seeing them, but unfortunately we didn't, so hopefully they will come put for us in thehe Orkney's
Thanks
17/04/2018 @ 9:20 am
Ian. Eviedale
Yes you can see the northern lights, we have had a couple of good displays this year so far but it is just down to luck if you get to see them
15/04/2018 @ 6:36 pm
Sheila and Steve
We are sailing to Orkney a little later this year, probably Stromness. Is it possible to see the Northern lights from the Orkneys? and if so at what time of year?
Thanks in advance
Shell
13/04/2018 @ 10:11 am
HG Crew
Hi Andy and Lily
Our man in the field Richard Marcinko is visiting the islands on Sunday 15th April. He will be there for a full week and will be visiting as many businesses and services as possible in that time. He is really looking forward to meeting the people on these lovely islands and compiling a great visitor guide for both yachtsmen and general visitors.
Thanks
HG Crew
11/04/2018 @ 2:06 pm
Andy and lily
Hi harbour guides, do you have any news on when the guide will be updated?
05/04/2018 @ 12:57 pm
Tony and Sue Smith
Any cheap car hire companies in the orkneys? Want to explore the islands?
04/04/2018 @ 3:30 pm
Matt p
Yeah good to see the harbour guides crew visiting the orkneys this year, I will be there in the summer :)
03/04/2018 @ 6:22 pm
Sue and David
Coming over to the orkneys later in the year, can't wait, heard so much about them!
03/04/2018 @ 11:26 am
John and Margaret
Great to see the orkneys added to your site, I visit them every year, they are a definite hidden gem! So many things to see and do, will be back over in July, looking forward to seeing what's on the guide before we arrive
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Business Reviews (14)
01/06/2018 @ 6:45 am
J C Tulloch by Alan clitheroe
Always use this shop when in westray, great post office with a convenience store. Has everything you need!
30/05/2018 @ 7:43 pm
Jollys of Orkney by Stewart & mary from inverness
Great range of fish and meat, been using jollys for some time, they have everything you could need, anybody travelling to the orkneys must visit!
30/05/2018 @ 7:39 pm
Deb's Cafe by Rob and sue kirkham
While waiting for family to fly in thought I would give Deb's cafe a try and was not dissapointed food was lovely! Five stars!
29/05/2018 @ 4:56 pm
Albert Hotel by Gavin and holly
My family often use this hotel rather than staying on the boat, rooms are lovely not far from the marina and they really rate the food too. Five stars!
29/05/2018 @ 4:53 pm
Strynd Tea Room by sue and mark p
A hidden gem, tucked away in kirkwall, def worth a visit especially for their yummy cakes!!
29/05/2018 @ 4:50 pm
Hume Sweet Hume by Ben and nicola
Always used this shop when visiting westray, now they now have a larger version in kirkwall which I use more now we've just recently bought a house there :) staff are so helpful too. Five stars!!
29/05/2018 @ 4:45 pm
W I Rendall by Mick and carolyn
Great shop for provisions, just opened a new cafe as well wish does lovely home cooked food, would definately recommend.
24/05/2018 @ 5:15 pm
Birsay Bay Tea Room by Barry and sue
If your looking at photo opportunities and great food, would definately recommend the birsay Bay Tea room, staff are so great as well, will be back next year!
24/05/2018 @ 5:12 pm
Indian Garden by John and marie
What a great Indian! Will definately be back, had the Wednesday special, great value, great food best Indian I've been to in a while.
23/05/2018 @ 8:38 pm
Robertsons Coffee House and Bar by Barry and sue
Hired a car and drove to st Margaret's bay and stumbled across this lovely bar, staff were really friendly, would highly reccomend!!
23/05/2018 @ 11:34 am
Helgis by Scott and lucy
Great bar in a great location right opposite the marina, often visit this bar before we get the ferry back, will def be back soon.
18/05/2018 @ 6:32 am
The Standing Stones Hotel by Matt and Sarah
The inlaws visit this hotel every year, the rooms are great, superb views and the food is lovely, very easy to get to straight off the ferry too.
18/05/2018 @ 6:27 am
The Brigg Larder by Scott sinclair
Great shop, has everything you need, always use the butchers inside especially now coming upto bbq season :)
03/04/2018 @ 12:19 pm
Kirkwall Marina by Michael and sue
Great marina, reasonably priced and good facilities too, will be back soon!
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