Marwick Head, Orkney Islands

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Marwick Head is a Nature Reserve run by the RSPB located 4 miles north of Skara Brae on the western side of the Orkney mainland.

Facing the Atlantic Ocean, the Marwick Head sandstone cliffs are home to thousands of nesting seabirds including kittiwakes, puffins, guillemots, razorbills and fulmars.

In Marwick Bay, you can also see many wading birds and ducks, as well as hen harriers (if you’re lucky) and short-eared owls. Take the circular Marwick Head clifftop walk and marvel at the stunning views over to the island of Hoy.

Open throughout the year, for more information on the RSPB reserve at Marwick Head, go to www.rspb.org.uk

Weather


Our 7 day weather forecast for Mainland in Orkney Islands

Today
Expect a temp in the range 9.9℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 8.3 m/sec (NW)
Tuesday, Jun 22
Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 10.1℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (NW)
Wednesday, Jun 23
Expect a temp in the range 11.5℃ to 11.7℃ with wind speed 7.6 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Jun 24
Expect a temp in the range 11.8℃ to 12.1℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (SSW)
Friday, Jun 25
Expect a temp in the range 10℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 8.9 m/sec (NNE)
Saturday, Jun 26
Expect a temp in the range 10.5℃ to 10.7℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Jun 27
Expect a temp in the range 10.6℃ to 10.9℃ with wind speed 9.8 m/sec (W)


Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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