Hotels at Breckan Hotels at Breckan


General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -3.3024,Lat: 58.9352 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time0:01:25am
At islandGraemsay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name Stromness and South Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Linksness2.4 km SouthWest
2 Hoy3.1 km SouthWest
3 Stromness3.1 km NorthNorthEast
4 Quoyness3.3 km South
5 Murra3.7 km West

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland354 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands392 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland511 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Breckan lies at the North Sea (direction West). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 6 km in NorthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Graemsay. The distance to the mainland is 28.4 km.

The nearest mountain is Milldoe with a height of 221 meter (at a distance of 18.2 km and direction NorthEast). The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 356.2 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 499 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 13%, low location: 78%, hill: 9%, The hills are mainly northeastern orientated. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Hoy and West Mainland

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Edinburgh Airport (at a distance of 333 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkwall Airport (at a distance of 23 km in Eastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   14.7 km2 
 Agriculture   17.1 km2 
 Urban area   0.6 km2 
 Rock-Sand   0.5 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Breckan in country Scotland

Breckan at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Heart of Neolithic OrkneyUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland9.5 km NorthEast
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland327 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland333 km South

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Stromness

Type of weather in Stromnessmoderate rain weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 7.58 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 996 mb
Humidity: 86 %
Daylength at 15 April 2024:14 hour and 29 minutes
Sunrise :06:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:27 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Stromness - GB (longitude: -3.3024, latitude: 58.9352)
Distance weather station to place (direction Z): 0 Kilometers

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1005 mbar
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1008 mbar
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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