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Westray

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Westray shown within Orkney Islands

Westray is one of the Orkney Islands in Scotland, with a population of around 700 people. Its main village is Pierowall, with a heritage centre, the ruined Lady Kirk and ferries to Papa Westray.

The island's main industries are fishing, fish farming and cattle farming. Attractions on Westray include Noltland Castle built in the 1560s, the Romanesque Cross Kirk, the Castle o'Burrian sea stack once used as a hermitage and sea cliffs around Noup Head, home to thousands of seabirds.

Flights leave the island's airstrip for Kirkwall on the Orkney Mainland, and ferries sail from Rapness to Kirkwall.de:Westray

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