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A highlight on our trip

Westray is a lovely Island. A great place to stay for a few nights. We stayed for 3 nights, did... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Maarssen, The Netherlands
Great Day at Westray!! Lovely Island with Lots to See!!

We took the morning ferry to Westray and came back on the evening ferry, giving us a whole day to... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Hod Hasharon, Israel
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Westray is a lovely Island. A great place to stay for a few nights. We stayed for 3 nights, did some walking and driving, saw a lot of puffins at Castle O Burrian and did a daytrip to PapaWestray

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sonnie2403
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We took the morning ferry to Westray and came back on the evening ferry, giving us a whole day to explore and enjoy ourselves. We visited the following sites and attractions (Each and every one of them reviewed by me separately) - Castle of Burrian...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Shaked007
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This is a very attractive island with lots to see and especially good for those who are bird watchers. The cliffs are dramatic and full of sea birds and you could watch then fly and feed their young for hours. Watch the shortest flight in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Johntherunner
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We came on the noon boat from Kirkwall to have a short visit and we wish we came for a few days or at least with the early morning boat so we could spend some more time about the isle. Quite a few gems to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank ScotlandE_mc
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We loved this island from start to finish. The views are spectacular, the people are warm-hearted and frankly for such a small place they have everthing going for them! A beautiful shop for souvenirs (Hume Sweet Hume), 2 General Stores one of which has a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Cbidule
Reviewed 1 June 2018

As a novice bird photographer, this was an excellent experience. The western cliffs near the Noup Head Lighthouse were full of nesting birds. There are an estimated 600 pairs of gannets. The evening trip to castle o'Burrian for puffins was fantastic also. This excellent all...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CaptErnie
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Good Orcadian hospitality, great seafood (and more), bits of archaeology and fantastic coastal walks.Bird wathcher’s paradise.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank TheRamblingOne
Reviewed 9 May 2018

I went over to Westray to try and see puffins at Castle O'Burrian (I missed them by 2 days) but still fell in love with the island. The scenery is beautiful and I was blessed with great weather. The locals were very friendly and I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Claire M
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Chalmersquoy campsite which is behind The Barn (hostel). We all loved our stay on the island. We were not bothered by midges and our hosts were lovely. We would all be happy to go back again to this gorgeous island.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Great place to get away from it all. Super beaches and wildlife. Several places to eat out and shops that between them sell everything you could require. Friendly locals, interesting history.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Clare M
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Response from TheRamblingOne | Reviewed this property |
From Kirkwall, mainland Orkney,using Loganair.