The Beach Guide

Best beaches in Shetland Islands

Below are a list of the top 10 beaches in Shetland Islands as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website.

The current most popular beach in Shetland Islands is St Ninians. If you would like to have your say on which are the best beaches in Shetland Islands just follow the link to the beach and vote by clicking the star ratings at the top right of the page.

  • St Ninians Beach

    1. St Ninians Beach

    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…

  • West Sandwick Beach

    2. West Sandwick Beach

    Often overlooked is the lovely sandy beach of West Sandwick on the island of Yell. The beach is backed by gently sloping dunes and looks out across the rocky waters towards the main island of Shetland