Up Helly Aa Opening

The Visitor Centre facilities at Sumburgh Head will be opening again for Up Helly Aa this year, along with the much-requested addition of a café service, provided in the Education Centre building. 

 Between 10.30am and 4.00pm on Sunday 24th, Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th January, visitors will be able to enjoy the stunning views from the panoramic windows along with a cafetiére of ground coffee, or a choice of specialist teas.  Biscuits will also be available along with cakes, freshly made by Marian Armitage.  During Wednesday, Marian will present a showcase of Shetland’s food and drink producers.