About Us

Sumburgh Head Lighthouse, Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve is managed by the Shetland Amenity Trust in partnership with the RSPB.

The Shetland Amenity Trust constantly strives to preserve and enhance everything that is distinctive about Shetland's cultural and natural heritage, promoting access to it whether physical or intellectual.


Support Us

We are run by a small charity the Shetland Amenity Trust and the care of the site and facilities are entirely funded by ticket sales and donations. The nature reserve is free to visit and we have a wonderful visitor centre, museum and marine life centre which you can buy a season ticket to visit.

Now more than ever we need you support. If you enjoy our site and our activites then please support us by reccomending us to your friends - and if you can - by making a donation.

Other ways to support us include...

    


Our commitment to Equality, Inclusion and Diversity

Sumburgh Head Lighthouse, Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve is managed by the Shetland Amenity Trust in partnership with the RSPB.

Statement

The Shetland Amenity Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting all of Shetland’s heritage ensuring it is accessible and enjoyed by all

We commit to pro-actively:

  • support the Shetland heritage sector, acknowledging that our island’s history and heritage is an invaluable tool in fighting discrimination in all its forms;
  • facilitate anti-discrimination debate and discussion in the care of and access to our heritage collection;
  • seek and take care of the needs of an inclusive heritage workforce and audience;
  • continue to develop diverse and representative collections; and,
  • ask questions and challenge practices that support inclusion in all of its forms.

Policy and Action

The Shetland Amenity Trust has policies and action plans in place which are monitored and reviewed regularly to ensure we are proactivley pursing our equality, inclusion and diversity ambtions.