"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Point of Hackness

Point of Hackness is a coastal feature in Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Point

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: ND327927

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Things to see and do near Point of Hackness

  • Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum (2m)
  • Christina Sargent Felt and Print Artist (8m)
  • Fossil and Heritage Centre (9m)
  • Orkan Adventures (9m)
  • Orkney Marine-life Aquarium (9m)
  • Tomb of the Eagles (9m)
  • Italian Chapel (10m)

Tourist Information

Visitor Information Centre
Ferry Terminal Building
Pier Head
Highlands and Islands
KW16 3BH

Phone 01856 872 856
Email info@visitscotland.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 23 November


Chance of rain 58%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 978
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 980
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 982
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 984
Humidity 89%
UV Index
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Chance of rain 39%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 988
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 990
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:29 GMT
High Tide
11:54 GMT
Low Tide
17:56 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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