The sandstone cliffs of Noss have weathered into a series of horizontal ledges making ideal breeding grounds for gannets, puffins, guillemots, shags, black-legged kittiwakes, razorbills, fulmars and great skuas. Shetland offers a wide range of attractions and activities for young and old whatever your interest maybe.
The following are just some of the places and attractions we would recommend you visit during your stay on the Islands.
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The Northern Lights Holistic Spa rated five stars by Trip Advisor is also a must as part of a truly relaxing stay in Bressay. There is a local shop on the Island which sells groceries, petrol and includes the local post office.
The shop is less than a ten minute walk from the cottage.
The island is linked to Bressay by a seasonal ferry service, run by the wildlife wardens using an inflatable boat.
Attractions on Noss include a visitor centre, the Pony Pund built to breed Shetland ponies, the Holm of Noss rock and the Noup cliff.
The nearby Island of Noss is separated from Bressay by the narrow Noss Sound. Noss had a human population of 20 in 1851 but has no permanent inhabitants since 1939.
The island has been a national nature reserve since 1955.