Hotels at Lyness Hotels at Lyness


General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -3.2049,Lat: 58.8306 marker
Elevation8 meter above sea level
Local time0:45:56am
At islandHoy
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name Stromness and South Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Rinnigill1.6 km SouthEast
2 Crockness2 km SouthSouthEast
3 Little Ayre2.8 km SouthSouthWest
4 Longhope3.8 km South
5 Wyng3.8 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland344 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands404 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland502 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Lyness lies at the North Sea (direction SouthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 17.2 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 343.6 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 481 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 11%, low location: 87%, hill: 2%, The hills are mainly northeastern orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Edinburgh Airport (at a distance of 322 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkwall Airport (at a distance of 22 km in EastNorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   18.9 km2 
 Wet nature   17.2 km2 
 Agriculture   12.7 km2 
 Urban area   0.6 km2 
 Water - Lakes   0.2 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Lyness in country Scotland

Lyness 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 Ireland18 km NorthNorthEast
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland316 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland321 km South

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Current weather at Orphir

Type of weather in Orphirovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 8.54 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 994 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: -3.2049, latitude: 58.8306)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZW): 0 Kilometers

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