beaches and cliffs
to get here
is about 200 miles north of Aberdeen in Scotland and a similar
Bergen on Norway’s west coast. There is a daily
overnight ferry link to and from Aberdeen which also calls at Orkney
several times a week.
Regular flights throughout the year connect Shetland directly with
Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and Kirkwall in Orkney. There
are connections to all main UK airports through British Airways or
Flybe. The flight from Aberdeen is one hour.
Connections within Shetland are excellent with frequent car ferries
to most of the islands and a splendid road network. Buses connect
most areas, with a particularly good service in the South Mainland,
to fully explore the islands, car hire is recommended. Cycling is
a pleasure on the quiet roads but beware the hills and headwinds!
Nort Neuk is a 15 minute drive from Lerwick, the capital and only
town in Shetland, and a 15 minute drive from the airport at Sumburgh.
cottage is only a 50 yard walk from the local bus stop which provides
an excellent daily regular service north to Lerwick and beyond or
south to Sumburgh.
Please see our links page for transport providers.
Click here for
a location map of Sandwick. Nort Neuk is at Hoswick.