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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...

May 24, 2019

Shetland has come in at number 6 in lonely planet top destinations in Europe. With amazing beaches, important archaeological sites and spectacular wildlife or is well worth a visit!

The Bridge End Outdoor Centre offers camping and budget accommodation for your Shetland...

March 21, 2019

Otters are regularly spotted in the waters around the Bridge End Outdoor Centre.  This photo was taken from far away using a phone but on the left you can just make out an otter in the water.  I watched for about 15 minutes while 2 otters caught and ate fish.

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June 23, 2018

The Bridge End Outdoor Centre is a charity that provides budget accommodation for people wanting to explore Shetland.

It costs only £14 per person per night to stay in the centre.

Larger groups can book exclusive use of the centre (there is a minimum cost of £140 per nig...

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...

February 5, 2018

Our Up Helly  Aa guests had the great idea to hire a hot tub when they stayed at the Bridge End Outdoor Centre.   Shetland Hot Tubs come and set it all up for you so why not have a little luxury when you stay in the centre!

December 30, 2017

Are you thinking about visiting Shetland in 2018?

Shetland has so much to offer visitors: long summer nights where the sun barely sets;  spectacular cliffs teeming with seabirds; hundreds of historical sites and close encounters with puffins, seals and orca.

The Bridge E...

November 12, 2017

This year The Bridge End Outdoor Centre started to offer accommodation for individuals for £14 per person per night.  This makes the outdoor centre the perfect place for birdwatchers. We offer budget, self catering accommodation making bird watching in Shetland afforda...

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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