322. Westray, Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom


Why Papa Westray, Orkney Islands Scotland

This is one of the larger Orkney islands. It’s a bit of a challenge to live on the island due to the tide. Plus getting to the island is also a unique experience. One has to fly the world’s shortest flight from Papa Westray to Westray; its only two minutes. The flight originates in Kirkwall. Here’s the video of the shortest commercial flight in the world.

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Westray is located in the Orkney Islands which is in Scotland. United Kingdom. It’s way up there. Just south of Papa Westray.

How To Get Here

By Train


By Ferry

The Orkney Ferries will take you to the island as well as other islands. You will have to get to Kirkwall first though :-). You can find details at http://www.orkneyferries.co.uk/.

By Plane

Westray has its own airport on the island. It’s accessible via flights from Kirkwall via Papa Westray. Kirkwall is the gateway to the Orkney Islands.

The Westray Airport (WRY) is served by Loganair (LM).


By Bus


By Car

As its group of islands, its quite the adventure to get here by car. It’s a combination of ferries. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.


Where To Stay

There are limited places to stay on the island. You can find a list of places at http://westraypapawestray.co.uk/category/westray-hotels/.

You may also stay in Kirkwall or the other neighboring islands.

==>> You can find a list of hotels on nearby islands from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.


Where To Eat

You can find food at your accommodation. Check her for details http://westraypapawestray.co.uk/category/westray-eat-drink/.


What To Do

You can find a list of things to do at http://westraypapawestray.co.uk/category/westray-heritage/.

Westray, Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom - Westray Airport

Westray, Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom – Westray Airport

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

Additional Information

Language Spoken: English

Currency: GBP and Scottish Pound


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