We are now closed until 2021
Sumburgh Head Lighthouse Visitor Centre is closed for the season. We would like to thank all our customers for their support. You are welcome to visit the outdoor areas as the Nature Reserve is open all year round. All indoor areas, including the Visitor Centre, cafe and customer toilets will re-open in 2021. Read More »
A virtual tour in 30 seconds!
Take a 30 second virtual tour of the site with us following our new one-way system. Read More »
Re-opening for 2020!
We are delighted to be re-opening on Sunday 26th July to Sunday 23rd of August 2020. Read More »
Our commitment to equality, inclusion and diversity
The death of George Floyd has prompted a global outpouring of grief and anger that we, as an integral part of society, cannot ignore. Peaceful protest should be a catalyst for both self-awareness and action by organisations. Read More »
Visiting during Covid-19 - what you need to know
Lockdown has eased slightly and only people living locally should be visiting the site for exercise and recreation. Please check the guidelines before visiting and remember that the toilets and all other facilities remain closed. Read More »
Online Activities for Kids
We have put together a series of fun downloadable activities for kids and families to do at home. Read More »
We are postponing the 2020 seasonal opening of our Visitor Centre at Sumburgh Head
We have taken the decision to postpone the seasonal opening of our Visitor Centre at Sumburgh Head, in response to yesterday’s advice from the Government urging the public to reduce travel, work from home where possible, and distance themselves socially in an effort to reduce the transmission of Coronavirus (Covid-19). Read More »