Castle O'Burrian and Bay of Tafts - Westray

The Castle o' Burrian is a bulky sea stack off the Westray coast; it is renowned as the best place in all Orkney to see puffins at close range. The walk continues along dramatic clifftops before cutting across the island to visit the lovely sandy beach of the Bay of Tafts.


Cliff top paths, tracks, beach and minor road.

Public Transport

Westray Bus Service stops on demand at the B9066 road junction.


Rapness Mill car park. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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