This sandy beach links the Shetland mainland to St Ninians Isle. The 500 metre stretch of sand is the UKs largest active tombolo – a deposition landform in which an Read more [...]
Nearest Seaside Award Beaches Shetland Islands
Seaside Award beaches in Shetland Islands, United Kingdom. Unlike the Blue Flag beach award, each country also has its own seaside award to signify a good standard of beach and facilities. The awards evaluate a beach on water quality, information displays, environmental management, safety and services.
Below we list the current Shetland Islands beaches that hold a Seaside Award.
West Voe is a sandy crescent that is very different from it’s pebble exposed neighbor of Grutness beach. The beach is backed by marram grass sand dunes and has some Read more [...]
West Sandwick beach is a sandy beach backed by sand dunes and grass on the west of Yell. The beach also has some rocky outcrops to explore and a burn crosses Read more [...]
Tresta is the main beach on the small island of Fetlar in The Sheltlands. A long white sandy beach with cliffs at its south end. The beach is an ideal family beach Read more [...]
Brekon Sands beach is a white sandy beach protected by a rock headland on the North of Yell. The beach is backed by grass covered sand dunes. Some nice walks Read more [...]