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Holland Farm

Holland Farmstead

Wandering on Papa Westray it’s impossible to miss Holland Farm. It’s a hugely impressive steading which once owned the island of Papa …

The age of steam
The age of steam
The age of steam

Steam Rollered

Wandering about on Papa Westray there are traces of old farming methods everywhere. There’s also an abandoned steam roller with the crumbling …

Knap of Howar

Grinding Stone

The farmstead at the Knapp of Howar is the oldest standing building in northern Europe. It’s been here for 5,600 years and …

Wooden gutters
Wooden gutters
Wooden gutters

Wooden gutters

I’d never even considered that gutters could be made out of wood in the UK. However, someone in Papa Westray thought it …