Hotels at Sandwick Hotels at Sandwick


General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.963,Lat: 58.7856 marker
Elevation76 meter above sea level
Local time20:10:02pm
At islandSouth Ronaldsay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name East Mainland, South Ronaldsay and Burray

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Suckquoy1.1 km SouthSouthWest
2 Lythes1.3 km East
3 Aikers1.8 km NorthEast
4 Linklater1.9 km SouthSouthEast
5 Widewall2.4 km North

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland342 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands415 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland502 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Sandwick lies at the North Sea (direction WestNorthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 26.7 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 336.1 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 470 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 8%, low location: 92%, The hills are mainly southeastern 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 317 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkwall Airport (at a distance of 20 km in NorthNorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   0.9 km2 
 Wet nature   0.4 km2 
 Agriculture   37.9 km2 
 Urban area   0.3 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Sandwick in country Scotland

Sandwick 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 Ireland27 km NorthNorthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland312 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland317 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 Orphirscattered clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 7.72 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: West South West
Air pressure: 1004 mb
Humidity: 87 %
Daylength at 27 February 2024:10 hour and 18 minutes
Sunrise :08:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:34 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Orphir - GB (longitude: -2.963, latitude: 58.7856)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZO): 0 Kilometers

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