Grutness Beach

Grutness beach, Sumburgh, Shetland Islands

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Grutness beach is a south-east facing beach close to Sumburgh Airport and the ferry terminal for Fair Isle.

    The beach is a pebble beach with some large rocks and some sand. These large rocks are very smooth as they have been smashed by the heavy winds and seas you can get here. You need to be very careful of the sea conditions on this beach.

    Grutness is part of a stretch of coast that is a great location for seeing whales, including orcas. If you are lucky you may see them close at hand as they search for seals that are closer to the shoreline.

    Parking and toilets by the ferry.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Grutness Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches around Sumburgh, 9 beaches in Shetland Islands, or check our list of Shetland Islands Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Grutness Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Thursday, with temperatures peaking at 13°C on Tuesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Windy and mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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    12
       86%  86%   27 mph
      8:00 am    5:41 pm
    Sunday, Oct 22nd
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
    11
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    12
       59%  42%   20 mph
      8:02 am    5:38 pm

    Monday, Oct 23rd
     Windy throughout the day and light rain in the evening.
     
    11
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    12
       70%  45%   25 mph
      8:05 am    5:35 pm
    Tuesday, Oct 24th
     Windy until afternoon and light rain in the morning and afternoon.
     
    11
    -> 
    13
       82%  58%   25 mph
      8:07 am    5:33 pm

    Wednesday, Oct 25th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
    10
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    12
       39%  15%   18 mph
      8:10 am    5:30 pm
    Thursday, Oct 26th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
    10
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    12
       46%  100%   16 mph
      8:12 am    5:27 pm

    Friday, Oct 27th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    10
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    12
       23%  74%   6 mph
      8:15 am    5:25 pm
    Saturday, Oct 28th
     Mostly cloudy in the morning.
     
    9
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    11
       42%  29%   7 mph
      8:17 am    5:22 pm

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