"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 Friday 23 June

06:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 9mph.
S
Pressure 997
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 998
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 1000
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 1002
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SW
Pressure 1001
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality
Low Tide
03:15 BST
(02:15 GMT)
High Tide
10:28 BST
(09:28 GMT)
Low Tide
15:33 BST
(14:33 GMT)
High Tide
22:57 BST
(21:57 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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