"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

The String

The String is a water feature off the coast of Orkney, Scotland.

It is listed under Straits and Narrows: Strait

Local authority: Orkney Islands Council

OS Grid Reference: HY474147

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Things to see and do near The String

  • Ortak Visitor Centre (3m)
  • St Magnus Cathedral (3m)
  • The Orkney Museum (3m)
  • Bishop's and Earl's Palaces (3m)
  • North of Scotland Milk Marketing Board (3m)
  • Pickaquoy Centre (3m)
  • Highland Park Distillery (4m)
  • Orkney Chairmaker (5m)

Tourist Information

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

Phone 01856 872 856
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/travel/information/centres

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Weather

Forecast for Friday 18 January

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSE
Pressure 1013
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1013
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1012
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 73%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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