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February 8, 2019

The AGM for the Bridge End Outdoor Centre will be on Sunday 10th March. All Welcome! 

September 10, 2018

It is exciting times in Burra as there is filming happening near the Bridge End Outdoor Centre. A new series of Shetland is being filmed.

Based on the books by Ann Cleeves, the Shetland detective series has become popular worldwide. Many visitors to Shetland are eager t...

June 3, 2018

 Shetland has been having some beautiful summer weather these last few weeks.

Wildflowers have started to fill the roadsides, the islands are bustling with seabirds and the sea is the most amazing shade of blue.  At this time of year, there is practically no darkness an...

May 14, 2018

May is the month when Shetland pony foals are born.  The warmer weather has begun and there is plenty new grass for them. For much of recorded history, Shetland ponies have lived outside all year, often in areas with little shelter from gale force winds. This is though...

March 27, 2018

At the Bridge End Outdoor Centre we have self catering facilities allowing you to make the most of the fresh ingredients available in Shetland. Throughout summer, you will find boxes at road ends selling fresh laid, free range eggs.    Shetland has some of the freshest...

March 9, 2018

The heavy snow that affected much of the UK was little more than a light dusting in Shetland. As it melts it feels like spring is truly on its way. Crocuses have joined the snowdrops, adding a splash of colour to the landscape and there are buds on the trees. Oyster ca...

February 18, 2018

It is starting to feel a lot like spring in Shetland. That means puffins will soon return and it is not long until the Shetland Folk Festival.

The Shetland Folk Festival is a spectacular event featuring musicians from all over the world. Concerts are held in some o...

November 29, 2017

We often see otters in the voe in front of the Bridge End Outdoor Centre. On a summers evening you can sit for hours watching them swim and fish. Shetland has the highest concentration of otters in Europe so with patience and a bit of luck you can have an amazing encou...

October 18, 2017

Due to a cancellation we have availability for Up Helly Aa 2018.    Exclusive use of full centre available or individuals/smaller groups can book a room. Contact info@bridgeendoutdoor.com or call 01595 859 486 for more information or to book. 

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