Hotels at Broughton Hotels at Broughton


General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.9783,Lat: 59.313 marker
Elevation5 meter above sea level
Local time0:57:40am
At islandWestray
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Braehead0.4 km South
2 Pierowall0.9 km NorthWest
3 Rackwick2.6 km NorthNorthEast
4 Midbea3.3 km South
5 Windywalls4.3 km NorthNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands364 km NorthNorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland399 km SouthSouthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland557 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Broughton lies at the North Sea (direction NorthNorthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 23.1 km in SouthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Westray. The distance to the mainland is 65.6 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 394.2 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 552 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 24%, low location: 76%, The hills are mainly eastern orientated. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Edinburgh Airport (at a distance of 376 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 18 km in SouthSouthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   6.5 km2 
 Agriculture   29.5 km2 
 Rock-Sand   0.5 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Broughton in country Scotland

Broughton 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 Ireland37 km SouthSouthWest
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland367 km WestSouthWest
3 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland370 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Pierowall

Type of weather in Pierowalllight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 8.04 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 994 mb
Humidity: 84 %
Daylength at 15 April 2024:14 hour and 31 minutes
Sunrise :06:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:27 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Pierowall - GB (longitude: -2.9783, latitude: 59.313)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZO): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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