Due to ongoing concerns relating to COVID-19, the Papay shop continues to operate at reduced opening hours and for limited customers at a time. The shop will still continue to take orders for delivery / collection. Click Shop for more details.

The Hostel is open for new bookings, although current visitor capacity is reduced. Click Hostel for more details.

Bookings for Papay Tours and visits to the Holm of Papay during 2021 are open, although start dates are not yet decided.

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PapaWestray.co.uk respects the privacy of visitors to its website. Users are not asked for any personal information and e-mail addresses (and any other information provided) are not passed on to anyone else and are not used for any purpose other than occasional newsletters and anouncements.

In common with most websites PapaWestray.co.uk regularly conducts a basic log-analysis in order to determine how many users visit the site, and which pages are visited. The following information is provided by logs and site tracking:

Number of unique users and some ISP or domain information but not the identity of specific users.

Pages viewed, time of viewing and total pages viewed per day, month and year.

Referrer reports, indicating which links users followed to reach PapaWestray.co.uk, including search terms if search engines were used.

Where visitors provide information voluntarily in respect of enquiries or other communications, such details are not passed on to anyone else except with the specific permission of such visitors.

PapaWestray.co.uk does not set cookies for any purpose. However, third-party advertisers and service providers may set cookies to track impressions (appearances of advertisements or other graphic images) and when visitors click on advertising banners or links through to other websites. You should check privacy policies on their sites if you are in any doubt.

Contact can be initiated through the Managing Editor, Alan Price at alan.price@papawestray.co.uk. Postal address: Hinsobrae, Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK. Postal code: KW17 2BU.

Since PapaWestray.co.uk is solely a provider of free information, there is no commercial or contractual relationship, either actual or implied, between the website and its users. Copyright is fully respected wherever possible and PapaWestray.co.uk asks visitors also to respect the copyright notice on each page. In the unlikely event of any legal dispute, the website is governed by the laws of Scotland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland where appropriate.


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