How do I get to Out Skerries? Loganair (part of the Flybe group) fly from Aberdeen, Belfast, Benbecula, Birmingham, Campbeltown, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Guernsey, Inverness, Isle of Man, Jersey, Leeds/Bradford, Kirkwall, London (Gatwick), Manchester, Manston (Kent), Newquay, Norwich, Southampton and Stornoway to Sumburgh airport on the southern tip of mainland Shetland. Or, you could travel by Northlink ferry from the ferry terminal in Aberdeen. There are flights from Tingwall Airport to Out Skerries with Direct Flight and the inter-island ferry leaves for Out Skerries from the Shetland mainland at Vidlin.
How do I get around Out Skerries? There is a only a mile of surfaced road on Out Skerries, so it's not really worth taking a vehicle. The best way to get around is on foot.
What's worth visiting on Out Skerries? The Out Skerries Lighthouse was built by Robert Louis Stevenson's uncle in the late 1850's and is now automated. it can be found on the east side of the island of Grunay. Also, there is a 43 foot stone circle at Battle Pund that is thought to date back to the Bronze Age.
Where can I stay on Out Skerries? Rocklea offers Bed and Breakfast accommodation on Out Skerries. Evening meals are available on request.
Are there any books/DVD's about Out Skerries? Out Skerries: An Island Community by Joan Dey
Any other information on Out Skerries? Out Skerries consists of three main islands, Housay, Bruray and Grunay. Of the three only Grunay is un-inhabited. Housay and Bruray are linked by a bridge.
Other islands in Shetland: See the pages for Mainland Shetland, Bressay, Burra Isles, Fair Isle, Fetlar, Foula, Mousa, Noss, Papa Stour, Unst, Whalsay and Yell.