Westray is a Fairtrade Island

Westray has held Fairtrade Island status since 2007. Last week, sixty six local businesses and organisations met to celebrate and renew their commitment to Westray’s Fairtrade Island Charter. We are very happy to be one of those businesses. The pledge includes a commitment to using fairly traded products wherever possible, and to support local businesses.

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UPDATE April 2022

The tour season is well underway now and hopefully the weather will realise that too soon! The puffins are back in good numbers at the Castle o Burrian which is a relief and there appear to be plenty of aaks amongst the gannets up at Noup Head. We are busy taking bookings for the summer

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UPDATE October 2021

As October draws to a close and it feels increasingly like winter is upon us we will put Westraak into hibernation and concentrate on some of our other commitments here in Westray. Thanks to all who have joined us for a tour this year, after a slow start we have been as busy as ever

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UPDATE May 2021

We are pleased to be able to operate tours again. We are currently running with limited numbers in order to comply with social distancing on the bus and in our house but are hopeful that will ease again soon. Please be aware that even foot passengers have to book in advance with Orkney Ferries. The

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UPDATE April 2021

The puffins are back in Westray and we are hopeful that it won�t be long before we can welcome visitors to Westray again too. At the moment there is no clear guidance on when travel restrictions to the islands of Scotland will be lifted (at the moment it is essential travel only allowed on the

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