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September 6, 2020

The Bridge End Outdoor Centre is now open for bookings from local groups

We expect to be fully open from next year and are taking bookings for 2021/22

The centre is located in Burra, Shetland and sleeps groups of up to 26 for £16pppn. Self catering with fully equipped ki...

July 24, 2020

The campsite at the Bridge End Outdoor Centre is now open again

The toilet block and utility room will remain closed until further notice so campers must use their own facilities.

No booking required. Payment by bank transfer or via honesty box on site

May 18, 2020

Planning a trip to Shetland when travel restrictions ease?

The Bridge End Outdoor centre is the perfect base for your Shetland adventure. We have self catering accommodation in the centre for groups of up to 26 people and facilities for campers.

The centre is surrou...

March 31, 2020

Due to the Covid 19 outbreak the Bridge End Outdoor Centre is temporarily closed. We will open again as soon as it is safe to do so

All deposits will be refunded where we need to cancel your booking.If you have a booking with us later in the year that you would like to...

March 2, 2020

Springtime in Shetland brings fantastic birdwatching opportunities. During this time the Bridge End Outdoor Centre offers bookings for individual/small groups for £16pppn.

Small groups would have exclusive use of one bedroom and would have shared access to kitchen and b...

February 13, 2020

It has been a mild winter so far in Shetland but the last few days have seen a light dusting of snow.

There is a lovely wintry feel to the landscape, Shetland native sheep and ponies are used well used to these conditions and are happy to be outside whatever the weather


February 3, 2020

Shetland's famous Up Helly Aa fire festival took place last week. It happens at the end of January to celebrate the start of the longer days.after a long winter. 

We can now look forward to the nights getting lighter. In June the sun barely sets and we experience the ma...

January 29, 2020

Today is Lerwick #Uphellyaa, a huge fire festival celebrating the end of winter and the light returning. With Vikings, all night parties and 1000 flaming torches, it is an incredible experience! and we have accommodation in the Bridge End Outdoor Centre for Up Helly Aa...

November 20, 2019

Yesterday this beautiful bearded seal visited us at the Outdoor Centre. They spent the morning at our marina. Bearded seals are a rare visitor to Shetland and it is amazing to see one up close.

This week Shetland has also had sightings of Orca and Humpback whales so it...

November 7, 2019

At 60 degrees North, Shetland summers see little darkness. Nights are lit by the 'simmer dim', the summer light, when the sun barely sets. People often think this means our winters are very dark. It is true that we may not get many hours of winter sunshine each day but...

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