The Dwarfie Stane is a chambered tomb carved out of rock situated in a steep-sided valley between Quoys and Randwick on the island of Hoy, in Orkney.
Unlike other tombs on Orkney, the Dwarfie Stane is cut from a red sandstone block about 8m long. The remarkable thing about the Dwarfie Stane is that it was hollowed out using only stone or antler tools, and a lot of back-breaking work and patience.
Some say that it is the only Neolithic rock-cut tomb in Britain.
Our weather forecast for Hoy Island in Orkney Islands
Today (Monday, Mar 01)
Expect a temperature in the range 6.5℃ to 7.1℃ with a wind speed 4.3 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, Mar 02
Expect a temperature in the range 3.9℃ to 4.1℃ with a wind speed 1.7 m/sec (SE)
Wednesday, Mar 03
Expect a temperature in the range 0.9℃ to 1.6℃ with a wind speed 2.4 m/sec (ESE)
Thursday, Mar 04
Expect a temperature in the range 1.7℃ to 4.1℃ with a wind speed 3.4 m/sec (NNE)
Friday, Mar 05
Expect a temperature in the range 1.8℃ to 2℃ with a wind speed 2.7 m/sec (NNW)
Saturday, Mar 06
Expect a temperature in the range 1.6℃ to 3℃ with a wind speed 5.6 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Mar 07
Expect a temperature in the range 4.7℃ to 5.4℃ with a wind speed 7.4 m/sec (SW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRKWe only list tides for our beach listings.
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