Sumburgh Head Lighthouse, Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve is a world class visitor attraction, providing an engaging and interactive experience for the whole family. Visit, and explore the history and natural heritage of Sumburgh Head from early geological beginnings and Iron Age settlers to Lighthouse Keepers, Whales, Puffins and much more.
Run by a small charity, Shetland Amenity Trust. the care of the site is entirely funded by ticket sales and donations. Please support us to help maintain and develop the site and activities for your future enjoyment.
SUMBURGH HEAD RE-OPENING - 26 July 2020
We are delighted to be back on site to welcome you to Sumburgh Head Lighthouse, Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve. The Visitor Centre is open Sunday-Thursday from 26 July to 23 August, 10am-5pm with last entry at 4.30pm.
Staff will be out on site to talk to you about what you can see and do and explain the new social distancing and safety measures in place for your comfort and safety. Find out more at the links below.
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