Hostels in the Northern Isles : Hostel on Unst , Shetland


Gardiesfauld Hostel, Uyeasound, Unst, Shetland, ZE2 9DW

Gardiesfauld Hostel is on Unst, the most northerly of the Shetland Isles. The island has spectacular cliffs sculpted by the Atlantic Ocean on the west and secluded, sandy beaches on the east with rocky outcrops where seals and otters appear. The Gulf Stream provides a moderate climate and offers an invigorating chance to relax in a community where crime is unknown. During the summer enjoy long hours of daylight and the twilight of the Simmer Dim while in winter the long nights provide the backdrop for a vibrant cultural life. Situated on the picturesque shore at Uyeasound, this refurbished hostel combines superb facilities with a relaxed atmosphere. There is a kitchen, dining room, lounge, conservatory, coin operated laundry, showers (coin operated) and rooms with en suite facilities. A 5 berth caravan site with hook up electricity is a busy addition as well as a large garden where you can pitch a tent.

This accommodation is featured on our map of Orkney and Shetland and here is its own website.
Gardiesfauld Hostel | Hostels in the Northern Isles : Hostel on Unst , Shetland

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01957 755279

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Rooms & Beds:

35: 1×11, 2×6, 2×5, 1×2


April to October. Open in winter for pre-bookings. Open all day.

Price per night:

Adults £16, U16’s £9. Camping £8, U16s £4. Hook ups £18


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Take the A970 north from Lerwick to Voe then the A968 north to Toft . Take the ferry from Toft to Ulsta in Yell. Take the A968 north to Gutcher. Take the ferry from Gutcher to Belmont. Follow the A968 north and head into Uyeasound (B9084). Follow the road to the pier and look out for the hostel sign board.

Public Transport:

Ferry from Aberdeen to Shetland (Northlink Ferries). The bus meets the ferry and continues to Unst. Ask for Uyeasound. Flights to Lerwick (BA). From Fetlar catch 7:55am ferry from Oddsta (Bus meets ferry)

This accommodation is by the sea, is available to individuals, has availability this New Year and this Christmas and is on the Hostels with Camping map.

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