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Papay Peedie Tours

Whether you are staying in the isle or visiting for the day our thrice-weekly island tour will help you make the most of Papay’s spectacular scenery, wildlife, history and culture. Our Ranger will collect you from the boat, plane or hostel and take you by minibus and foot around the ‘must see’ 6000 year old […]

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Papa Westray Hostel

Papa Westray Hostel

Quality hostel accommodation run by an island community co-operative. All rooms en-suite with sea views over the Holm of Papay and excellent self-catering and lounge facilities. The hostel is ideally situated within easy walking distance of beaches, archaeological sites and the community shop and is a perfect base for exploring the isle. Warm welcome guaranteed. […]

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St Boniface Kirk

Two Pictish cross-slabs that were found in the kirkyard at St Boniface are evidence that there has been a kirk on this site since at least the late 7th century – probably originally founded as a base for missionary campaigns among the pagan Picts. The present building dates from the 12th century, and was enlarged […]

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Knap of Howar

The Knap of Howar is not only one of the most significant archaeological sites in Orkney, but the site of the oldest standing houses in northern Europe.  These two buildings are significantly older than the village at Skara Brae, and were inhabited from about 3800 BC by neolithic farmers who grew crops on the fertile […]

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