Monthly Archives: September 2010

Westray Marina

All about Westray Marina

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Puffin Spotting at the Castle o’Burrian

The Castle o’Burrian is well known in Orkney as one of the best and easiest places to see puffins close up. Here, between late April and mid August, as many as 200-300 birds nest on the stack and can be viewed from the adjacent cliffs. Building remains on the top of the stack are said […]

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Westray Wifey

The Westray Wife (also known as the Orkney Venus) is a small Neolithic figurine, 4 cm in height, carved from sandstone that was discovered during an Historic Scotland dig at the Links of Noltland in the summer of 2009. It was the first Neolithic carving of a human form to have been found in Scotland, […]

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Chalmersquoy – Campsite

Situated on the edge of Pierowall Village, the campsite, which caters for tents, motorhomes and touring caravans, is in a great location for easy walking to shops, heritage centre, cafe, hotel and chip shop.  The campsite has twelve hardstanding pitches, electric hook ups, hot showers and a well stocked campers kitchen.   Enquiries Chalmersquoy Westray […]

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Pierowall Hotel

Enjoy the friendly atmosphere of a family run hotel right in the heart of Pierowall, between the Heritage Centre and the Art gallery. Enjoying views over Pierowall Bay with Papa Westray visible in the near distance, the Pierowall Hotel is ideally situated for visitors to Westray. The Hotel is within easy walking distance of the […]

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