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St Ninians Beach (St Ninian\'s Isle)

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St Ninians Beach - Shetland Islands

© Stuart Wilding and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

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

Sandy

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

Restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

Shetland Islands dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Diving & snorkelling
  • Good fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Wind surfing

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Disabled facilities
  • Town centre nearby
  • Shop
  • Picnic area

Nearest town

Lerwick

Postcode

OS grid ref.

HU 3716 2073

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