"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Ness of Duncansby

Ness of Duncansby is a coastal feature in Highland, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Point

Local authority: Highland Council

OS Grid Reference: ND391740

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Things to see and do near Ness of Duncansby

  • John O'Groats Knitwear Co (1m)
  • Caithness Candles (1m)
  • The Last House Museum (1m)
  • Caithness Cottage Crafts (4m)
  • The Castle and Gardens of Mey (6m)
  • The Castle of Mey and Animal Centre (6m)
  • Tomb of the Eagles (8m)

Tourist Information

John O'Groats
Tourist Information Point
County Road
Highlands and Islands

Phone 01955 611 373
Email joginfo@btconnect.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 14 December


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 976
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 978
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 979
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 981
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 985
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 989
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:14 GMT
High Tide
07:27 GMT
Low Tide
13:35 GMT
High Tide
19:43 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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