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 2021
We are looking forward to welcoming you to Sumburgh Head later this year and we hope to re-open our Visitor Centre in early spring when it is safe to do so. The Nature Reserve and car park is open all year round but all indoor facilities remain closed at this time. Please take care of yourself and others by following the latest social distancing guidelines.
Other ways to support us include...