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Stone o Quoybune

The Stone o’ Quoybune is solitary standing stone of prehistoric origin in Birsay in Orkney.

The stone stands at nearly 4m high and is one of the Orcadian standing stones associated with the folklore of the ‘petrified giant’. The myth says that each New Year, the Stone o’ Quoybune goes down to the nearby Boardhouse Loch and takes a drink. If you were to see the stone taking this annual trek, then supposedly you would not live to see another new year.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Today
Expect a temp in the range 10.3℃ to 10.6℃ with wind speed 10.6 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Oct 01
Expect a temp in the range 10.5℃ to 10.8℃ with wind speed 9.7 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Oct 02
Expect a temp in the range 11℃ to 11.7℃ with wind speed 11.8 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Oct 03
Expect a temp in the range 12.1℃ to 13℃ with wind speed 8.1 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 12.7℃ to 13.3℃ with wind speed 7.9 m/sec (S)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 9.7℃ to 11.6℃ with wind speed 15.1 m/sec (WSW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 9.8℃ to 11.7℃ with wind speed 10.6 m/sec (S)

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

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