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.
Wednesdays & Saturdays, 7th May to 30th August 2014
Full Day Adult £40, Children (under 16) £20
Half Day Adult £25, Children (under 16) £15;
Children under 5 are free, or £5 if having lunch.
All prices are for the tour on Papa Westray only, including lunch and afternoon tea/coffee. Plane, ferry or Westray Bus charges are not included.
Advance booking is essential, and are not confirmed until a minimum of three have booked for the tour. Tours will not operate on some dates due to isles events and related ferry timetable changes.
For enquiries and bookings please contact Tim/Jennifer on (+44) 01857 644224 or the Papay Shop on (+44) 01857 644321. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.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 Papa Westray Hostel 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 afternoons in season. Telephone: (+44) 01857 644240.