We are situated at the waterfront in Skeld on the west side of Shetland. We are a safe, friendly and quiet place to stay. The marina is a beautiful setting and we hope to build a boat museum, cafe and visitor centre. A new purpose built amenity building was opened in 2009. there is a kitchen area with washing up facilities, fridge,microwave,dishes, table and chairs. information leaflets,brochures etc. Showers,toilets,laundry room with washing machine,separate dryer, outside drying facilities,iron, hairdryer,library,and games. Wi-fi will soon be available. Chemical toilet disposal. There is a local cheese factory with cafe and small shop, with free Wi-fi, within 5 minutes walk. The gas truck comes every week to the area. We have picnic tables on site and when I can, I help with any supplies, gas exchange etc. We have an excellent well kept sheltered flat grassy area for campers 23 metres x 50 metres, and a choice of two hardstanding areas for caravans and campervans.One area borders the grassy area and the other has beautiful views overlooking the harbour and marina The area is lit at night. There are play areas at the school and at the playpark all within a five minute walk. You can also buy fresh shellfish from the local fishermen at the pier when landing. You can spot birds and seals from the shore We have sightings of otters around the marina and waterfront. Local bus service daily. Caravan and motorhome charges are £14.00 per night. Tents £8 - £10 for ex large tent.
Great cliff scenery at nearby Westerwick, culswick and Silwick. We have the Culswick Brough which is a beautiful walk and birds nest on the many lochs. We have lochs for trout fishing in the area. , You can also fish from the sea shore . Out the voe we have many caves waiting to be explored by canoe. Great place for bird watching. We have a wildlife hyde on site, where you can spot birds,otters and seals in comfort. Aith leisure centre is 10 miles away with indoor swimming pool, gym and squash facilities, etc. Reawick beach is less than 1 mile away. Spanish arch at Sand. Da Gairdins at Sand is a must to see and explore. A visit to St Michaels Wood at Aith, Papa Stour, Foula, Walls and Sandness all recommended. We have a local regatta 3rd weekend of July, held at the waterfront.
Head west on the A970 from Lerwick the capital. Turn off at the Tingwall junction onto the A971, (after you see the sign for Westside where the caravan site is first signposted) until you come to Parkhall past Bixter , you should see signed boards at the junction saying Skeld Caravan and Campsite. Follow the B9071 until you come to Skeld. Turn left at head of Grindibreks road. You will see the site at the waterfront. Look forward to seeing you.
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