Self Catering

Olwell Knowe, Brae, Shetland, ZE2 9QN

    Timber cottage situated in a very scenic coastal area.

    The cottage is situated in the most beautiful picturesque setting looking out over St Magnus bay. It is an ideal location for people looking for a peaceful retreat. Own transport is recommended, cyclists are also welcome. It is suitable for fishing, walking and artistic based holidays. It is also within easy travelling distance of ferry to North Isles. Nibon is approximately 30 miles north of Lerwick. Situated beside a stream, the cottage faces West, with lounge windows looking across Nibon Isle to Sandness and Papa Stour. Foula can also be seen on a clear day.

    Directions: Take the A970 north and continue north through Brae towards Hillswick . Take the junction signposted 'Gunnister and Nibon' approximately 5 miles North of Brae.

    Comprises: Lounge with open peat fuelled fire,TV and payphone.
    Kitchenette with electric cooker, fridge, microwave and washing machine.
    1 Bedroom with double bed.
    1 Bedroom with two single beds.
    Bathroom with electric towel rail and fan heater.
    Linen provided.
    Electric panel heaters.


    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    £290.00 per unit per week

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


    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Outdoor Play Area


    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Coastal Location
    • Rural Location
    • Village Location


    • Fuel Charge
    • Payphones Available

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking


    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Parking

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Shetland Islands Tourism, Lerwick. Travel North on A970, turn left at junction marked Gunnister and Nibon. Continue to end of road.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Sumburgh Airport, take A970 main road to North Mainland, turn left at junction marked Gunnister and Nibon, approx. 4 miles north of village of Brae. Continue to end of road.

    Getting there by ferry:- From P&O Ferry Terminal, Lerwick, turn right at Ferry Terminal joining the main north road A970. Continue on main road approx. 27 miles then turn left at road marked Gunnister and Nibon. Continue to end of road.

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