01856 Area Code

Orkney phone numbers

UK area code 01856 covers the larger part of the Orkney Islands.

Locations using 01856 numbers include:

  • Balfour
  • Birsay
  • Burray
  • Deerness
  • Evie
  • Finstown
  • Harray
  • Holm
  • Hoy
  • Kirkwall
  • Longhope
  • Mainland
  • Orphir
  • Rousay
  • St Margaret's Hope
  • Sandwick
  • Stromness
  • Tankerness

01856 number call costs

01856 numbers are normal, landline numbers charged at standard rates.

» Typical landline call charges

Formatting an 01856 number

Local telephone numbers in the Orkney area 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

Notes

See also the neighbouring area code of 01857, which covers Sanday in the Orkney Islands.

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