Rackwick Bay Beach



Rackwick Bay beach is a sandy beach on island of Hoy. The beach although sandy has some large rounded pebbles and is overlooked by two high red sandstone cliffs at either side of the bay.

Car parking but no other facilities so make sure you bring everything you need.

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Rackwick Bay Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have one beach around Hoy Island, 18 beaches in Orkney Islands, or check our list of Orkney Islands Dog Friendly Beaches.

Beach Water Quality

No water quality measurement available for Rackwick Bay Beach.


Rackwick Bay Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Hoy Island, Orkney Islands

Expect a temp in the range 10℃ to 11℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (NW)
Saturday, May 21
Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 10℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, May 22
Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (SSE)
Monday, May 23
Expect a temp in the range 8.6℃ to 9.1℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, May 24
Expect a temp in the range 8℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, May 25
Expect a temp in the range 8℃ to 8.8℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, May 26
Expect a temp in the range 7.6℃ to 8.8℃ with wind speed 9.8 m/sec (WNW)

Hoy Island weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Rackwick Bay Beach tide times.

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