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Toilets

There are public toilets at the pier in Burray Village and at the carpark by No4 Barrier beach.

The toilets on the Burray Playpark, opposite Burray Community Hall, are open from Easter until October.

There are also toilets at The Sands Hotel and at the Fossil and Heritage Centre.

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Weather, Tides and Other local information

 

 

Orkan Adventures Barrier Webcam.

Check the barriers before you travel courtesy of orkan Adventures.

http://www.orkanadventures.com/page9.htm

 

Orkney Weather Forecast can be found on the following link   http://www.windfinder.com/forecast/kirkwall?utm_source=forecast&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=homepageweather&utm_content=forecast&utm_term=www.aquatera.co.uk

 

The Tide Table for Burray Ness on the East side of the barriers is on the following link  http://easytide.ukho.gov.uk/EASYTIDE/EasyTide/ShowPrediction.aspx?PortID=0271&PredictionLength=7

 

The Tide Table for St Mary's, Scapa Flow on the West side of the barriers is on this link.   http://easytide.ukho.gov.uk/EASYTIDE/EasyTide/ShowPrediction.aspx?PortID=0281&PredictionLength=7

 

The Ship Plotter gives the location and speed of ships in the area at. http://www.marinetraffic.com

 

The local newspaper "The Orcadian" has a web page that can be accessed on the following link.    http://www.orcadian.co.uk/

 

Orkney Local News can also be found on the following Radio Orkney Facebook Page.https://www.facebook.com/pages/BBC-Radio-Orkney/31395967167

 

Barrier Closure Updates and other OIC updates are on this link.https://www.facebook.com/pages/OIC-Updates/155210207847669?ref=hl     OR  https://twitter.com/OIC_Roads

 

Pentland Ferries run a service from St Margaret's Hope to Gills Bay in Caithness and their web page is on this link. http://www.pentlandferries.co.uk/

 

Burray Community Association has a Facebook page giving details of coming events and activities on this link. http://www.facebook.com/groups/454685374651832/

 

Burray Playpark has a Facebook page on this link. https://www.facebook.com/groups/507970089286061/