List Of Orkney Islands (over 15 hectares)








Sorted by Name


Island Group Area (ha) Population Last inhabited Highest point Height (m)
1 Auskerry North Isles 85 5
West Hill 18
2 Brough of Birsay Mainland 21 0 unknown Brough Head 42
3 Burray South Isles 903 357

80
4 Calf of Eday North Isles 243 0 unknown
54
5 Cava South Isles 107 0 1990s
38
6 Copinsay South Isles 73 0 1970s Broad Lee 70
7 Damsay North Isles 18 0 unknown
11
8 Eday North Isles 2745 121
Ward Hill 101
9 Egilsay North Isles 650 37

35
10 Eynhallow North Isles 75 0 1842-90
30
11 Fara South Isles 295 0 1960s Thomson's Hill 43
12 Faray North Isles 180 0 1940s
32
13 Flotta South Isles 876 81
West Hill 58
14 Gairsay North Isles 240 3

102
15 Glims Holm South Isles 55 0 unknown
32
16 Graemsay South Isles 409 21
West Hill 62
17 Holm of Papa North Isles 22 0 unknown
15
18 Hoy South Isles 13468 272
Ward Hill 479
19 Hunda South Isles 100 0 unknown
41
20 Lamb Holm South Isles 40 0 1945
20
21 Linga Holm North Isles 57 0 1842-90
18
22 Muckle Green Holm North Isles 32 0 unknown
28
23 Muckle Skerry Pentland Skerries 34 0 1994
20
24 North Ronaldsay North Isles 690 70

23
25 Orkney Mainland Mainland 52325 15315
Mid Hill 271
26 Papa Stronsay North Isles 74 10

13
27 Papa Westray North Isles 918 65
North Hill 48
28 Rysa Little South Isles 32 0 19th century
20
29 Rousay North Isles 4860 212
Blotchnie Fiold 250
30 Sanday North Isles 5043 478
The Wart 65
31 Shapinsay North Isles 2948 300
Ward Hill 64
32 South Ronaldsay South Isles 4980 854
Ward Hill 118
33 South Walls South Isles 1100 120
Gallow Tuag 57
34 Stronsay North Isles 3275 343
Burgh Hill 44
35 Switha South Isles 41 0 20th century?
29
36 Swona South Isles 92 0 1974 Warbister Hill 41
37 Westray North Isles 4713 563
Fitty Hill 169
38 Wyre North Isles 311 18

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Sorted by Area


Island Group Area (ha) Population Last inhabited Highest point Height (m)
1 Orkney Mainland Mainland 52325 15315
Mid Hill 271
2 Hoy South Isles 13468 272
Ward Hill 479
3 Sanday North Isles 5043 478
The Wart 65
4 South Ronaldsay South Isles 4980 854
Ward Hill 118
5 Rousay North Isles 4860 212
Blotchnie Fiold 250
6 Westray North Isles 4713 563
Fitty Hill 169
7 Stronsay North Isles 3275 343
Burgh Hill 44
8 Shapinsay North Isles 2948 300
Ward Hill 64
9 Eday North Isles 2745 121
Ward Hill 101
10 South Walls South Isles 1100 120
Gallow Tuag 57
11 Papa Westray North Isles 918 65
North Hill 48
12 Burray South Isles 903 357

80
13 Flotta South Isles 876 81
West Hill 58
14 North Ronaldsay North Isles 690 70

23
15 Egilsay North Isles 650 37

35
16 Graemsay South Isles 409 21
West Hill 62
17 Wyre North Isles 311 18

32
18 Fara South Isles 295 0 1960s Thomson's Hill 43
19 Calf of Eday North Isles 243 0 unknown
54
20 Gairsay North Isles 240 3

102
21 Faray North Isles 180 0 1940s
32
22 Cava South Isles 107 0 1990s
38
23 Hunda South Isles 100 0 unknown
41
24 Swona South Isles 92 0 1974 Warbister Hill 41
25 Auskerry North Isles 85 5
West Hill 18
26 Eynhallow North Isles 75 0 1842-90
30
27 Papa Stronsay North Isles 74 10

13
28 Copinsay South Isles 73 0 1970s Broad Lee 70
29 Linga Holm North Isles 57 0 1842-90
18
30 Glims Holm South Isles 55 0 unknown
32
31 Switha South Isles 41 0 20th century?
29
32 Lamb Holm South Isles 40 0 1945
20
33 Muckle Skerry Pentland Skerries 34 0 1994
20
34 Muckle Green Holm North Isles 32 0 unknown
28
35 Rysa Little South Isles 32 0 19th century
20
36 Holm of Papa North Isles 22 0 unknown
15
37 Brough of Birsay Mainland 21 0 unknown Brough Head 42
38 Damsay North Isles 18 0 unknown
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