The South Wick - photograph by Douglas Hourston
Visiting and Staying on Papa Westray
Papa Westray Hostel and Shop
The Papay Community Cooperative provides a licensed general merchants shop and visitor
accommodation in Beltane House, a community-run complex created from a row of 19th century converted farm cottages.
The Papa Westray Hostel is an ideal place to base your holiday. With lovely views out over the Holm of Papay and beyond to the
isles of Eday and Sanday, it is centrally located within easy reach of beautiful beaches, archaeological and
historic sites and many good walks around the isle. Owned and run by the community, our
hostel is warm, friendly and comfortable with private rooms, two modern well
equipped kitchens for self-catering, spacious dining room, a lounge with TV, DVD
player, board games and books and a large garden overlooking the island and
Daybreak - Post Office and Crafts
Recycled By Design
An independent retailer and creator of
unique, one-off designs, in recycled, felted, woollen knitwear.
Wildlife and Tours
- Peedie package, half and one day tours.
combine outstanding natural history with a dash of archaeology.
Tempt yourself with our exciting programme of short breaks, each of which reflects the flow of the seasons.
Puffins, skuas, arctic terns and many other birds can be seen on the North Hill. Guided tours of
the Reserve are given by the RSPB warden on Wednesdays and Saturdays in season (tel: (+44) 01857 644240).
Peatwell Self-Catering Cottage on Papa Westray