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.

Why not check beaches nearby as we have 18 beaches in Orkney Islands. You can even take a look at our list of Orkney Islands dog friendly beaches or even our United Kingdom Blue Flag beach list.

Papa Westray Orkney Islands Coast Map


Papa Westray Orkney Islands Coast Search Bar

Where would you like to go? Use our search bar to search across all our local listings, ideal for finding that nearest spot to visit:

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: