01856 Area Code

Orkney phone numbers

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UK area code 01856 covers the larger part of the Orkney Islands in Scotland, including Mainland.

Locations using 01856 numbers include Balfour, Birsay, Burray, Deerness, Evie, Finstown, Harray, Holm, Hoy, Kirkwall, Longhope, Orphir, Rousay, St Margaret's Hope, Sandwick, Stromness and Tankerness.

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 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.