Discover Papa Westray

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Papa Westray (Orkney Islands) Seaside, Coast and Beaches

Papa Westray is one of Orkney's smaller islands and one of the most remote.

Papay, as it is also known, is renowned for its bird life, archaeology, and great beaches.

You can fly from Kirkwall on Mainland to Westray for the world’s shortest scheduled flight, which lasts for just under two minutes in the air.

Papa Westray Orkney Islands Coast Map


Want some ideas on where to visit?

Every favourite location must be visited for the first time. Want some ideas, why not check out the below small selection of coastal locations, including beaches, activities, things to see and do, and places to stay and eat:

North Hill RSPB Reserve

Knap of Howar