Papay Development Trust offers the popular 'Papay Peedie Tours' of Papa Westray every Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday during the summer season.
After a morning pick-up from the Westray ferry or plane 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.
After a delicious lunch at the Kelp Store Craft & Heritage Centre, enjoy a guided walk of the North Hill Nature Reserve to see the cliffs with a wide range of seabirds 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, Thursday & Saturdays, 10th May to 31st August 2017
Adult £50, Children (under 16) £25
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.
For enquiries and bookings please contact Jonathan the Papay Ranger via facebook, by ringing (+44) 0793 1235213 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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) 01856 850176.