North Booth

Self Catering

Unst, Shetland, Shetland Islands, ZE2 9DW

    Unique beach location and surrounded by a sheltered garden North Booth offers comfortable well-equipped facilities including an open fire. Ideal for relaxing or watching birds, otters and fabulous sunsets.

    Perfect for a quiet retreat or to experience the island's nature at its best! Unst is the most northerly populated island in the British Isles with unique habitats with abundant flora and wildlife. North Booth provides the perfect retreat to explore this fascinating island. Warm and well appointed with an open plan lounge/kitchen/dining area with fireplace and peats provided .The cottage sleeps 4 persons. Well behaved pets welcome.
    Adjacent to Westing beach and surrounded by a walled garden it overlooks Bluemull Sound and is the ideal spot for enjoying wonderful sunsets and watching birds,seals and otters and occasionally orcas from the beach.
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    North Booth

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Payphones Available

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden

    Payment Methods

    • No credit cards accepted


    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Parking


    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Coastal Location
    • Island Location
    • Remote Location
    • Rural Location
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

    Road Directions

    DIRECTIONS FROM LERWICK Take A970 north at Voe take A968 to Toft ferry terminal ( 50 mins drive). Ferries cross from Toft to Ulsta on the island of Yell (crossing 20mins). From Ulsta continue to Gutcher on the A968 ( time 30 mins). Take the ferry from Gutcher to Belmont on Unst (10 mins).

    Continue from Belmont on A968. After 3 miles turn left to Westing. Continue along this road as far as it goes. It terminates at the east end of Westing beach.
    FERRIES Booking of cars is advised Tel 01957 722259 Tickets are purchased onboard Charges made on northbound ferries only.

    North Booth is situated at the west end of the beach. Car parking is provided at the east end of the beach as access is via a shingly track although most people take cars across the track to the cottage.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- The nearest Tourist Information Centre in Lerwick, on Shetland mainland. Travelling from the centre is north on the A970 to Toft ferry terminal. After crossing to Yell, you continue on the A968 from Ulsta to Gutcher where you cross Bluemull Sound to Belmont on Unst. North Booth is approximately five miles North-West from Belmont.

    Getting there by railway:- No railway network within Shetland. Nearest mainland Scotland. Railway Stations are Aberdeen, Inverness and Thurso.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Aberdeen or Inverness fly direct to Sumburgh, Self-drive cars are available at Sumburgh. There are regular buses from the airport to Lerwick and onward to Unst. Taxis can be arranged.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Aberdeen, an overnight ferry sails daily to Lerwick on Shetland mainland.On 3 nights per week the ferryto and from Shetland goes via Orkney. Unst is connected to the mainland with frequent car ferries which sail from the adjoining Island of Yell, on a daily basis. A timetable is available on request, North Booth is 5 miles from Belmont the ferry terminal on Unst.

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