Orphir Tourism

Orphir (Old Norse: Jorfjara/Orfjara) is a parish and settlement in Mainland, Orkney. It is approximately 9 miles (14 km) southwest of Kirkwall, and comprises a seaboard tract of about 7 by 3½ miles (11 by 5½ km), and includes Cava and the Holm of Houton. The coast includes Houton Head, about 300 ft tall (91 m), but all elsewhere is nearly level; and the interior is an assemblage of vales and hills, the latter culminating at about 700 feet (210 m) above sea level, and commanding fine views. A chief residence was the Hall of Clestrain; and chief antiquities include the ruins of Earl Paul's Palace, remains of pre-Reformation chapels, and several tumuli.


This warm abode of Orphir is a delightful place to visit in United Kingdom. Tour packages of Orphir are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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

    • 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)
    • Safety Index 90.44 (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.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Orphir

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.55 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.54 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.92 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 63.81 USD

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