Hotels at Herston Hotels at Herston


General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -3.0075,Lat: 58.8104 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time20:58:44pm
At islandSouth Ronaldsay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name East Mainland, South Ronaldsay and Burray

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Quindry1.4 km EastNorthEast
2 Widewall1.8 km EastSouthEast
3 Hoxa1.9 km North
4 St Margaret's Hope3 km EastNorthEast
5 Aikers3.6 km EastSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland344 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands412 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland504 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Herston lies at the North Sea (direction NorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 23 km in NorthNorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named South Ronaldsay. The distance to the mainland is 10.4 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 339.2 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 475 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 9%, low location: 91%, The hills are mainly northwestern 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 18 km in NorthNorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   0.2 km2 
 Wet nature   0.4 km2 
 Agriculture   27.7 km2 
 Urban area   0.3 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Herston in country Scotland

Herston 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 Ireland23 km NorthNorthWest
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 Ireland319 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Orphir

Type of weather in Orphirmoderate rain weericoon
Current temperature: 11 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 6.69 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: East
Air pressure: 997 mb
Humidity: 97 %
Daylength at 14 June 2024:18 hour and 23 minutes
Sunrise :05:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:23 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Orphir - GB (longitude: -3.0075, latitude: 58.8104)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZO): 0.01 Kilometers

11 degrees
997 mbar
light rainweericoon
11 degrees
996 mbar
light rainweericoon
11 degrees
996 mbar
light rainweericoon
11 degrees
997 mbar
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11 degrees
997 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
11 degrees
996 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
11 degrees
994 mbar
light rainweericoon
11 degrees
993 mbar
moderate rainweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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