Hotels at Crockness Hotels at Crockness


General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -3.1811,Lat: 58.8175 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time0:33:53am
At islandHoy
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name Stromness and South Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Rinnigill0.7 km NorthNorthEast
2 Little Ayre2 km WestSouthWest
3 Lyness2 km NorthNorthWest
4 Wyng2 km South
5 Hackness2.5 km SouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland343 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands406 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland501 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Crockness lies at the North Sea (direction SouthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 18.9 km in Northern direction).The place is located at an island named Hoy. The distance to the mainland is 12.8 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 341.9 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 479 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 17%, low location: 83%, The hills are mainly southern 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 320 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkwall Airport (at a distance of 22 km in NorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   8.5 km2 
 Wet nature   13.9 km2 
 Agriculture   19.4 km2 
 Urban area   1.1 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Crockness in country Scotland

Crockness 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 Ireland20 km North
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland314 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland320 km South

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Orphir

Type of weather in Orphirbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 7.02 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 996 mb
Humidity: 87 %
Daylength at 15 April 2024:14 hour and 28 minutes
Sunrise :06:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:26 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Orphir - GB (longitude: -3.1811, latitude: 58.8175)
Distance weather station to place (direction Z): 0.01 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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