Transport and Tours
Papa Westray Island Tours
Papay Community Co-operative offers the popular 'Peedie Package' tour of Papa Westray every
Wednesday and Saturday during the summer season. After a morning pick-up from the Westray ferry (or the plane
by prior arrangement) there is a guided bus and walking tour taking in the well-preserved Neolithic stone houses
at the Knap of Howar, Holland Farm and the lovingly restored old kirk at St Boniface, as well as wildlife such as
seal colonies and other scenic and cultural attractions.
Walk off a delicious lunch with a guided walk on the North Hill Nature Reserve with the RSPB
Warden to see the sea cliffs with a wide range of sea birds in season and the maritime heathland including Primula
scotica colonies. Round off with afternoon tea and homebakes before being dropped back to the ferry or plane.
All prices are for tour on Papa Westray only, Plane, ferry or Westray Bus charges not included.
Costs (including lunch and afternoon tea) are £30 per adult and £15 per child (under 16). Under 5s free or ££5 if
having lunch. .
A morning half-day tour including all but the afternoon tour and afternoon tea costs £20 per adult and £13 per child.
Bookings essential. For enquiries and bookings contact the Papay Shop on (+44) 01857 644321 or Tim/Jennifer on (+44) 01857 644224.
Transport in Co-op Bus or Car (if available)*
Transport on request (single trip): Adult £2, child 50p. Maximum price car £5. Maximum price bus £15.
Bus hire with driver per day £100
Bus hire with driver, half day £50
* Note: This is an irregular service intended primarily for Beltane guests.
RSPB Bird Reserve
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. Telephone: (+44) 01857 644240.