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Hoy Island overview

Hoy Island is special for its oceanfront, and known for its historical sites and monuments. You'll enjoy Hoy Island's parks and museums. Learn about local heritage at popular landmarks in the area like Skara Brae. Be sure stop by Old Man of Hoy and Hackness Martello Tower while you're here. Whatever you're into, Hoy Island has something for you.

Where to stay in Hoy Island

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Hoy Island has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Hoy Island with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Hoy Island hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Hoy Island hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Hoy Island

Fly in to Kirkwall (KOI), 15.5 mi (25 km) from downtown Hoy Island. Wick (WIC) is the next closest major airport, 28.4 mi (45.6 km) away.

What to see around Hoy Island

The area's local highlights include its museums and places like:
  • • Longhope Lifeboat Museum
  • • Scapa Flow Visitor Centre
  • • Peerie Museum
  • • Stromness Museum
  • • Orkneyinga Saga Centre
If you're interested in historical sites or monuments, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Hackness Martello Tower
  • • Dwarfie Stane
  • • Hackness Martello Tower
  • • Standing Stones of Stenness
  • • Maes Howe
Its parks and seaside offer a glimpse of the natural beauty, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Ward Hill
  • • Old Man of Hoy
  • • St. John's Head
  • • Duncansby Head
  • • Dunnet Bay Beach
Some recommended attractions include:
  • • Old Man of Hoy
  • • Lyness Naval Cemetery
  • • St John's Head
  • • Piers Art Centre
  • • Ring of Brogdar

When to visit Hoy Island

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 46°F day, 35°F night
  • April-June: 59°F day, 37°F night
  • July-September: 61°F day, 46°F night
  • October-December: 53°F day, 36°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 0.35 inches
  • April-June: 0.16 inches
  • July-September: 0.20 inches
  • October-December: 0.35 inches
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