Situated an hours drive from shetland's capital town lerwick, the lighthouse is on the north west coast of mainland shetland the simple style of the with children and friendsthe shetland amenity trust is to be complimented on the way they have developed former lighthouse keeper accommodation to suit the visitor. Maryfield house hotel, bressay, shetland stunning location with fabulous owner accommodation, restaurant, bar, and letting rooms. Within ten minutes you can exchange the bustle of lerwick town for the tranquil rural atmosphere of bressay the island is home to around 350 people, many of whom commute to the mainland daily on the frequent car and passenger ferry service. Shetland wool week blog, content, pictures joanna hunter, knitwear designer and owner of lerwick-based gift shop, ninian shetland amenity trust is delighted to announce that loganair, one of the scottish regional airlines that service shetland, has agreed to support shetland wool week from. Whilst in shetland they will have access to the visitor centre displays and research of the key themes of lighthouse history, the marine and coastal along with information on the annual voar redd up to clean the coastline of bruck, which has been organised throughout shetland by the shetland amenity trust for 27 years.
Stb 3 star self catering assisted wheelchair access shetland crofthouse holiday south house, heylor, shetland, ze2 9rw stb 3 star self catering shetland holiday lets · shetland lighthouse holidays shetland amenity trust, garthspool, lerwick, shetland, ze1 0ny skjalbrei skelberry, vidlin, shetland, ze2 9qd. Enjoy shetland from your own personal lighthouse a holiday in shetland is a truly special experience. Shetland amenity trust offers two types of heritage holiday accommodation throughout shetland the camping böd bressay cottages zoom the trust also owns former keepers cottages at three of shetland's lighthouses, each of which was designed by a member of the famous 'stevenson' family these cottages provide. Bressay lighthouse, situated on the island of bressay off the east mainland of shetland stands 16 metres high and marks the south entrance to lerwick harbour the commissioners in november 1995, the outbuildings and the keepers' cottages were purchased by the shetland amenity trust as with the.
The sic funds the trust to the tune of £913,554 to deliver the museum and archives in lerwick development man cooper said on thursday: we're committed to working with the shetland amenity trust to ensure that they are able to continue to deliver the museum and archives service for shetland. Trust any new sites identiﬁed are being added to the sites and monument s reeo rd shetland amenity trust is part of the shetland islands council charitable trust which was set up with oil the work we have done for the archaeological survey ofthe coastline of bressay carries on from the grutwick to the lighthouse.
Bressay lighthouse shetland former lamp. Bressay lighthouse bressay in the shetland islands is 4 kilometres (25 miles) south-east of lerwick at 11 square miles (28 km2), bressay is the fifth largest island in in 1995 the shore station was purchased by the shetland amenity trust, a charitable organisation set up to conserve and enhance shetland's heritage. David stevenson initially maintained that building a lighthouse in shetland waters was impossible, too dangerous and too expensive, and that any ship's captain who took this route was mad the shore station was purchased by the shetland amenity trust in 1995 and has been converted into a marine heritage centre. Sumburgh head lighthouse, visitor centre and nature reserve artist residency programme began in january 2015, with artists travelling from across the uk, and anyone who would like to enquire about taking up an artist residency at sumburgh head should contact shetland amenity trust on 01595 694688 view 2015.
Located on an island on the west side of the northern entrance to bressay sound and lerwick, off blackhill road about 5 km (3 mi) north of lerwick in february 2008 the shetland amenity trust announced that it would spend £15 million to restore the lighthouse and provide a visitor center, improved. Burravoe pier trust caravan and campsite burravoe there's a modern amenity building, the roof of which is very unusual – it's made from one of the lifeboats from the ss canberra add to from april until early august, there are close-up views of puffins around the recently-restored sumburgh lighthouse beautiful.