Corn Holm seen from Copinsay. Black Holm can be seen beyond it, and in the distance the parish of Deerness
on Mainland, Orkney
Corn Holm is a small tidal island in Orkney, near Copinsay to the west. There was once a small chapel here 1 , and it is covered in birdlife.
Geography and geology
Corn Holm is made up of red sandstone1 .
At low tide it is connected to Black Holm and Ward Holm, and is connected to Copinsay by a stretch called "Isle Rough". The sections north and south of Isle Rough are known as North and South Bay.
- ^ a b Haswell-Smith, Hamish. (2004) The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh. Canongate.
Coordinates: 58°54′N 2°42′W / 58.900°N 2.700°W