Sumburgh Head A World Class Visitor Attraction in Shetland FIND OUT MORE

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.


Fundraising for defibrillator
We are currently fundraising for an external defibrillator unit to be fitted at the Sumburgh Head Lighthouse. Follow the link to find out more and to donate.

Other ways to support us include...



RSPB at SumburghNorthern Lighthouse BoardShetland's Heritage and Culture


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Facility hire

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