We are delighted to be re-opening on Sunday 26th July Read More »
Sumburgh Head’s Big Opening Weekend ***POSTPONED***
Our 2020 Season will begin with a blast! Head down to our Visitor Centre on Saturday 4th April to join in our opening celebrations and enjoy up to 25% discount on the entrance fee. Read More »
Online Activities for Kids
We are putting together a series of fun activities for families to download and complete at home. They will cover all aspects of Sumburgh Head from the history of the Lighthouse and its Keepers to our amazing wildlife. Follow the links to download your first activity! Read More »
Final Blast for the Last Weekend of Sumburgh Head!
At midday on Saturday 5th October, Lighthouse Keeper Brian Johnson will be giving the customary blast of the Sumburgh Foghorn to mark the final weekend of our 2019 Season. Read More »
Cafe set to re-open!
We are excited to announce that Katja's Cakes will be running the cafe from Friday 20th September! Read More »
Sumburgh Head Open Day
We are having an Open Day on Sunday 7th July as part of this year's Shetland Nature Festival. There will be lots of activities throughout the day, including wildlife walks, guided tours, mural painting and more! Read More »
ORCA WATCH Shetland
This May, Shetland will take part in a National Orca Watch. There will be a number of public watches led by Scottish Natural Heritage, including several here at Sumburgh Head! Read More »
All aboard the Unken Wagen: Katja's Cakes will be back on the menu!
From 11am on 16th -19th May, Katja will be back at Sumburgh Head offering a range of top quality refreshments onboard her Unken Wagen Read More »
All Aboard the Unken Wagen: Katja’s Cakes at Sumburgh Head this weekend!
On Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May, Katja’s Unken Wagen will be at Sumburgh Head serving a selection of hot and cold drinks and Katja's exceedingly delicious bakes. Read More »
Easter Scavenger Hunt at Sumburgh Head
Come along from 20th – 22nd April to take part in our Easter Scavenger Hunt. Find all the eggs hidden in our museum and crack all the clues to be in with a chance of winning a prize! Read More »