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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 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 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...

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.

June 18, 2019

At this time of year in Shetland we enjoy daylight late into the night.  We call this the simmerdim. It is am amazing experience to be able to walk by the sea at midnight, listening to the waves and the song of seals. 

If you are looking for accommodation for your Shetl...

February 1, 2019

Shetland has many community fire festivals in the winter months.  The most famous is the Lerwick Up Helly Aa which takes place on the last Tuesday of January. Over a thousand guisers with torches march through the streets of Lerwick.  At the culmination of this parade...

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