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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

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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...

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...

October 28, 2019

The Bridge End Outdoor Centre is open throughout the autumn and winter.

We are taking bookings for individuals and groups for £16pppn (minimum charge applies when booking exclusive use of the centre)

The centre is also available for day and evening hire for events, works...

September 30, 2019

At this time of year Shetland becomes a great place for birdwatching. During the autumn bird migration many birds stop here for a rest on their journey.  

During autumn and spring the Bridge End Outdoor Centre offers self catering accommodation for individuals and small...

August 7, 2019

The Bridge End Outdoor Centre is located on the beautiful island of Burra and offers accommodation for £16pppn.  We also have facilities for camping and caravans. Visit www.bridgeendoutdoors.com or call 01595 859 486 for more information or to book.