Orkney area code
UK area code 01856 is for the larger part of the Orkney Islands.
Locations using 01856 numbers include:
- St Margaret's Hope
Be aware that while most 01856 numbers are for Orkney landlines, they can also be used for services such as VOIP and virtual numbers without any physical link to the area. (More info)
01856 number call costs
01856 numbers are normal, landline numbers charged at standard rates.
Formatting an 01856 number
Local telephone numbers in the Orkney area code are six digits long. An 01856 number should be displayed in the format: 01856 xxxxxx or (01856) xxxxxx
For international callers, use: +44 1856 xxxxxx
See also the neighbouring area code of 01857, which covers Sanday in the Orkney Islands.