Houton Tourism

Visit Houton - Best of Houton

Houton is a settlement 5 miles (8.0 km) southeast of Stromness on the island of Mainland, Orkney, Scotland. The settlement is within the parish of Orphir, and is situated on a minor road off the A964. From here, a ferry sails to Lyness on Hoy and the oil terminal at Flotta. Nearby are the remains of the round church of St Nicholas (the only medieval round church in Scotland) and the Earl's Bu, the ruins of a former manor house of the Earldom of Orkney. These sites are in the care of Historic Scotland. The Holm of Houton is nearby. Wikipedia

Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Houton, United Kingdom. To explore Houton, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Houton*

  • Houton: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Houton for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Houton.

    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Attacks 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
  • Living in Houton - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 89.84 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 86.19 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Houton

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Houton

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.97 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 52.6 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 91.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 70.13 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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