The Beach Guide

St Ninians Beach (St Ninian\'s Isle)

St Ninians Beach - Shetland Islands

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The beach here is a long spit of fine sand connecting the small isle of St Ninian\'s to Shetland. This kind of sand causeway is officially known as a tombolo. Whatever you call it this is certainly one of the most picturesque beaches on the islands with a good range of facilities

Also known as:

St Ninian\'s Isle

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

We do not have information on this beach but restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

Shetland Islands dog friendly beaches »


  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Picnic area

    Nearest town


    OS grid ref.

    HU 3716 2073

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