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Westraak Tours

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Guided Tours of the beautiful island of Westray including history, archaeology, wildlife, local culture and a home cooked lunch.
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Hours Today: 8:45 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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The Old Manse, Pierowall KW17 2DH, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Karen and Andy are amazing. From the home cooked lunch to the explanations and pleasant conversation you could not operate a tour any better!

Thank Brian N
Reviewed August 20, 2018

I agree with the previous enthusiastic reviews. I decided to write my own just because I've noticed there's none of them from this year. We really enjoyed our day on Westray with Karen and Andy! The island is a must see if you're in Orkney...More

Thank SerenaEMatteo
Andy and Karen P, Owner at Westraak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Hello Serena and Matteo. Thanks for your review, its always great to hear that our guests have enjoyed their day with us and take the time to write a review. We actually have had a few other reviews this year but it doesn't matter, the...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018

Karen and Andy are great! They put so much effort into making the tour great! The group is small and and we all chatted together. The day was full of amazing sites, peppered with Karen's personal stories about life on the island. Because I was...More

Thank Chandler H
Andy and Karen P, Owner at Westraak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Hi Chandler Thanks for taking the time to review our tour - we really appreciate it and are pleased you had a good day in Westray. We've had a busy time since you were with us; the weather has been good which helps, and we've...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018

We had a full day out with Andy and Karen and they gave us a wonderful time. From the moment we got of the ferry to the time we were taken back we saw a upper mix of sites , sounds and experiences. The lunch...More

Thank Johntherunner
Andy and Karen P, Owner at Westraak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Hello John, Thanks for taking the time to write a review, we do appreciate it, and we are really pleased you enjoyed your day here with us. Hope its not too hot when you return sooth, no danger of 30 degrees plus here! Best wishes...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018

Karen and Andy are terrific guides to Westray. They met us at the ferry terminus in their small bus, and we were off for our tour. We visited Aikerness (where the Archangel was wrecked in the 1730s), the ruins of a viking village, Noltland Castle,...More

Thank cgm3
Andy and Karen P, Owner at Westraak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hi J&C Thanks for your review, we really appreciate it; apologies for not replying sooner, I thought I had but it appears not! We are really glad you enjoyed your day with us, and managed to see some primula scotica. Its all away now, as...More

Reviewed July 21, 2018

First time in Westray, and we signed up for Karen and Andy's tour on the strength of the reviews we read, and we're so glad we did. Karen and Andy are lovely people, and they were professional they way they ran the tour, but equally...More

Thank StefG105
Andy and Karen P, Owner at Westraak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

Hello Stef Thanks for your review. We really appreciate it every time our guests take the time to write a review, and very encouraging too. We enjoyed your visit and hope the three of you will return to Orkney and Westray for a longer stay...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

On this 5th trip to Scotland, I bit the bullet and decided to sign up for 3 different tours,along with a mini cruise. Very iffy for one who prefers to be solo and doesn't usually like enforced sociability.Karen and Andy have now set the standard...More

Thank Jeannine G
Andy and Karen P, Owner at Westraak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Hello Jeannine Thanks for your lovely review of our Tour. We really appreciate it when our guests take the time to write, and are delighted when the feedback is so positive, especially when you admitted you didn't normally enjoy tours. It seems like ages since...More

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

If you only go to meet Andy & Karen, you will have experienced what true passion about what you do is. I didn’t have a name badge on but Andy knew me, so a great start. Being the only solo person out of a group...More

Thank Doug_421
Andy and Karen P, Owner at Westraak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Hello Doug Thanks for taking time out to write a review of our tour. We really appreciate it and are delighted you enjoyed your day here. With the ferry being so early it can feel like long day here, right enough, but when folk see...More

Reviewed July 8, 2018

Lovely tour with Karen and Andy. Mixture of things to see, well presented by our hosts. Don't know if I enjoyed being next to the very high cliffs, lol! Got to see the Westray Wife as well! Enjoyed it all, will recommend.More

Thank D38lawn
Andy and Karen P, Owner at Westraak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2018

Hi! Thanks for taking time to review us. We are really pleased you enjoyed your day here, even if we did take you too close to the cliffs! Since you've visited the weather has improved (thankfully) and lots of the seabirds up at Noup Head...More

Reviewed July 6, 2018

A rich, balanced and comfortable tour for anyone visiting or re-visiting Westray. Spectacular locations, fascinating commentary, excellent home-made food. Wild coast, plenty of birds, amazing archeology in one day and evening. I highly recommend both the Mallymack and the Evening Puffin Tours. Erzsebet Tóth, travel...More

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Andy and Karen P, Owner at Westraak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2018

Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review, Erzsebet. I'm happy to see that you did indeed get pictures of the birds in flight, even in all that wind. Can you believe that you took those close-up puffin pictures so high up...More

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Denae M
June 22, 2018|
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Response from AndyandKarenP | Property representative |
John o groats to Orkney mainland to westray can be done in a day. And westray to john o groats can be done in a day. But not a return journey. You could stay in westray and see the puffins in the evening (assuming you're... More
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calabs1082
May 3, 2018|
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Response from AndyandKarenP | Property representative |
Hi. Sorry, we are based in the north isles, Westray, and offer local westray tours only. We are another ferry link away from where you will be docking, sadly, otherwise we would have been happy to offer you a tour of... More
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