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A lot of care and attention to detail

This little museum spoke to me of a curator who had an affinity with their surroundings and their... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Richard A
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An interesting old farm, very large and a central location on the island

Holland Farm is (or was) the farm of the Traills, the main landlords on Papa Westray (they are to... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
glen1goodboy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small display of everyday items used by past generations that once worked or lived at Holland Farm.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

well worth a small visit if in the area. In one of the stone building on Holland farm. 2 small rooms with artefacts from farming and days gone by.

Thank Ursus_Polaris
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This little museum spoke to me of a curator who had an affinity with their surroundings and their history. Who went to time and effort to create this little bothy museum so visitors good get a sense and feel of how it was like there...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

The Holland Farm, beautifully preserved and maintained is exactly like the Trip Advisor Contributors depict in their photos. I especially appreciated the design, ingenuity and craftsmanship of the roof in the barn. The land is exquisite, and the beautiful sunrises and sunsets are joys to...More

Thank nicarafiki
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Holland Farm is (or was) the farm of the Traills, the main landlords on Papa Westray (they are to be found prominently in St, Boniface Church Graveyard about 20 minutes' walk away). It is still a working farm. Some of the old buildings are lovely,...More

Thank glen1goodboy
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We visited as part of the Peedie Tour with the ranger, Jonathon. So we got the history of the farm and viewed all the interesting things in the museum, including the Parish handcuffs! The farm has history over 300 years and some interesting features -...More

Thank davidgrieveau
Reviewed 21 June 2016

If you are on Papa Westray to visit the Knap of Howar, or if you take the one minute flight from Pierrowall in Westray this is conveniently close to visit on the same trip. It is a fascinating trip into the history of farm buildings...More

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