8.8km linear cliff top trail, maritime heath, ending Noup Head lighthouse.
Monthly Archives: April 2013
A circular walk of 6.4km (4 miles) following part of the West Westray Walk A linear walk of 6.3km following the West Westray Walk to West Kirbist
A 3.6km circular walk from the Bay of Tuquoy to Cross Kirk A longer 6.2km walk including the beach at Mae Sands
A short 1.2km walk, to the Castle o’ Burrian to view puffins A longer 5.5km circular walk to Stanger Head and the Bay of Tafts
Easy circular walks exploring a medieval church, a broch, a castle and the finest sandy beach in Westray The longest route is approximately 6km, or just go for a stroll on the beach
Braehead Manse offers quality Bed and Breakfast or Self-Catering accommodation on the north west Orkney island of Westray. Two en-suite bedrooms are supported via a large open plan kitchen/diner/lounge arrangement for Self-Catering users. Braehead Manse is situated 1mile south of the village, on the hilltop over looking Pierowall village with views of the village and […]
2 bed cottage in centre of Pierowall.
Convenient for shops, post office, local hotel for bar and meals, swimming pool, and heritage centre.
Sorry – No Pets
The puffins have arrived at The Castle O’Burrian. Spotted on the 14th April this marks the start of this years Puffin season at Westray’s most popular puffin watching spot. A pair of pintails wetre also spotted at Broughton.
A day exploring the spectacular seabird colonies on the wonderful island of Westray. The day will include guided walks to the Castle of Burrian puffin colony, an open day at the RSPB’s Noup Head reserve and a boat tour of the stunning seabird cliffs below. For the full day’s events for Saturday 11th and booking […]
Another general Orkney post about a new online magazine dedicated to the Orkney Science Festival, which highlights Orkney in general, as well as containing stories of science and people. You can see the first issue with stories from Papay, North Ronaldsay, Sanday and Stronsay, new insights into the Ring of Brodgar, a story from Skaill […]
Not news about Westray or Papa Westray as susch but hopefully useful to any visitors all the same. Orkney Nature Festival Saturday 11th May – Sunday 19th May 2013 Orkney’s first festival dedicated to celebrating our amazing island wildlife. The 9 day programme of events includes boat trips, guided walks, bird watching by horse & carriage, […]