Sumburgh Head open for the return of Up Helly Aa 2023

Published: 17 January, 2023

Sumburgh Head Lighthouse, Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve will be open for three days during Up Helly Aa week - Wednesday 1st, Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd February from 10am to 5pm - together with the café with the cliff top views, Katja’s Unken Kaffee.

Visit us and experience the dramatic wintry views and wildlife at Sumburgh Head, explore our Visitor Centre facilities, browse the gift shop and warm up with delicious coffee and cake.


The Shetland Amenity Trust are also extending their opening times and holding tours at the Shetland Museum and Archives and Old Scantess Broch for Up Helly Aa 2023. For further information and details on how to book tickets please click here.