Auskerry is one of the Orkney and is located in the eastern part of the archipelago of about 5 km south of Stronsay. The island has an area of ​​85 hectares with an expansion of 1000 × 800 meters and is treeless and flat.

On Auskerry is one erected in the years 1865-1867 34 -meter high lighthouse with an outbuilding for the former lighthouse keeper. Since the mechanization of the tower in the 60 years the island was first inhabited. According to official data lives on the island now again a family of 5 persons, living from sheep farming.

From the earlier settlement of the island still bear witness menhirs and a medieval church ruin.