Fantastic places to Camp and Caravan in Shetland
The Shetland Islands are a brilliant place to explore, and taking a caravan, motorhome or tent is a brilliant way to see the best of the islands. We’ve produced a handy introduction to the many great caravan, motorhome and camping sites in Shetland!
Braewick Cafe and Campsite has one of the best views in Shetland – looking out over the towering granite sea stacks Da Drongs. There are 10 touring pitches, 30 tent pitches and several wigwams available.
Please make sure you familiarise yourself with the Scottish Outdoor Access Code before visiting.
Cunningsburgh Touring Park
A short drive from Lerwick, Cunningsburgh Touring Park is a marina and a caravan park with 7 pitches available. This lovely fully serviced 4-star touring park also has a heated facility building which provides showers, toilets, laundry facilities and a spacious kitchen/dining area for cooking meals. Not available for tents at present. Visit https://www.ctp.holiday/ for more info.
A lovely campsite just off the main road between Lerwick and Sumburgh, which overlooks the sandy beach at Levenwick Bay. 6 touring pitches and 12 tent pitches are available. Facilities include kitchen, laundry, showers and toilets (with disabled access) and chemical waste disposal. There’s even a wildflower garden with picnic tables and a tennis court! Visit http://www.levenwick.shetland.co.uk/ for more info.
Scalloway Caravan Park
Tingwall was once a Viking meeting place, and we’re certain campers will enjoy staying in this historic valley, close to Asta Golf Course, and just a few minutes drive from lovely Scalloway with its castle, museum, shops and restaurants. This modern caravan park has 2 locally-made wigwams for glamping, 8 caravan pitches, 10 motorhome / campervan pitches, and 3 grass areas suitable for camping. Visitors will find electric hook-ups, showers, kitchen facilities, chemical toilet waste disposal, grey water disposal points, recycling bins, water, and a laundry. Visit https://www.scallowaycaravanpark.com/ for more info.
Bridge End Outdoor Centre
A caravan and camping park next to a hostel, in a beautiful shore setting, with four electric hook-ups and space for tents. Facilities for campers include showers and toilets. Kitchen, laundry, dining and lounge facilities are available within the Outdoor Centre. Visit https://www.bridgeendoutdoors.com/ for more info.
Delting, Lunnasting and Nesting
South Nesting Caravan Park
A lovely campsite located next to the recently refurbished South Nesting Public Hall. The caravan park here has 8 electric hook-ups and space for tents. Familities include a shower, toilet, baby changing facilities and wi-fi. The South Nesting Caravan Park is now the location of the Simmer Dim Motorcycle Rally! Visit http://www.southnestinghall.co.uk/ for more info.
Skeld Caravan Park and Campsite
An amazing waterfront site, Skeld Caravan Park and Campsite has 15 tent pitches and 19 electric hook-ups and hard standings for caravans and campervans. Facilities include kitchen, laundry, showers, toilets, dining and lounge facilities and wi-fi! There are also picnic tables, play areas nearby and a wildlife hide for seal and otter spotting. There is chemical toilet and waste water disposal here and dogs are allowed on site. Visit http://www.skeldcaravanpark.co.uk/ for more info.
Braewick Cafe and Campsite
This campsite has one of the best views in Shetland – looking out over the towering granite sea stacks Da Drongs. There are 10 touring pitches, 30 tent pitches and several wigwams available. Facilities include kitchen, laundry, showers, toilets, baby changing facilities and play park. The cafe next door is open most days during daytime hours. Visit https://www.facebook.com/BraewickCafe for more info.
The Delting Boating Club, Caravan Park and Brae Marina
Ideal for those who love watersports or coastal walks, this caravan park has 13 touring pitches available with electric hook-ups. Located next to the clubhouse and marina in Brae, facilities include laundry, showers, toilets and waste disposal points. This site is a great place to view water based activities, which happen most evening and weekends in the summer. Visit http://www.deltingboatingclub.co.uk/ for more info.
North Roe And Lochend Hall
A caravan site next to a community hall with 5 electric hook-ups. Located in the far north of Shetland, the site is great for visiting Fethaland! Facilities include waste and refuse disposal points. This community hall is the venue for Da Big Bannock, a hilarious annual charity fundraising event!
Visit https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100079353650569 for more info.
Fetlar Community Hall, Fetlar
Located between Houbie and Aith, the Fetlar Community Hall is the focal point for vibrant community events, especially on a Saturday night. For a small fee, campervans and caravans can park at the hall (there are no grass pitches for tents). Facilities include an accessible toilet and shower, laundry facilities and toilet waste disposal. Visit https://www.fetlar.org/ for more info.
Papa Stour Campsite
As you arrive on the remote but beautiful island of Papa Stour by ferry you’ll find a small campsite next to the waiting room. There’s a nice lawn, perfect for pitching a tent on, and a picnic bench here. The waiting room has bench seats, toilets (one of which is accessible), and a coin operated shower. Visit /your-holiday/guide-to-shetland/shetland-area-guide/papa-stour/ for more info about Papa Stour.
Gardiesfauld Hostel, Unst
A campsite next to the most northerly hostel in the UK – this has great views over Uyea Sound. There are 5 electric hook-ups and space for tents in a walled garden with direct access to the beach. Facilities include kitchen, laundry, dining, lounge, conservatory, showers, toilets and free w-fi. Visit https://www.facebook.com/gardiesfauldhostel/ for more info.
Oot Ower Lounge, Whalsay
A small campsite on the island of Whalsay located at the island’s only pub! The site has 4 electric hook-ups and space for tents. Facilities include showers and toilets. A fine home-cooked meal can be had next door! Visit /your-holiday/guide-to-shetland/shetland-area-guide/shetland-whalsay/ for more info about whalsay.
Burravoe Pier Trust Campsite, Yell
Yell has a nice campsite in the attractive settlement of Burravoe. You’ll find 8 electric hook ups and space to accommodate several tents here. Facilities include laundry, showers, and (accessible) toilets. The roof of the amenities block is the upturned hull of a lifeboat from the SS Canberra!
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