Hoswick Visitor Centre


Hoswick, Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2 9HR

    Head to the Hoswick Visitor Centre near to Sandwick and discover the areas unique heritage and a fascinating collection of wireless radios.

    Located in a former Shetland tweed weaving mill the Hoswick Visitor Centre and Café is a welcoming place to stop off for refreshments. The cafe provides excellent home bakes, light lunches, the sale of souvenirs and local made craft work. Exhibits include vintage weaving machinery, knitwear, local heritage interpretation and unique to the Shetland Islands, a wireless collection displaying radio equipment from the early 1900's through the decades to the mobile phone era.

    Opening Times
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Apr 2016 - 31 Oct 2016

    May to September: Monday to Saturday 10.00 to 5.00
    Sunday 11.00 to 5.00
    Those opening times can be extended for your convenience, by contacting the Centre.
    April to October: The Centre will be open by appointment
    Contact details: hoswickcafe@btinternet.com


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome


    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From the main airport in Shetland, Sumburgh airport the Hoswick Visitor Centre is situated 12 miles north on the Sandwick branch road. The centre is 2 miles from the ferry departure point for Mousa.

    Getting there by ferry:- From the ferry terminal in Lerwick the Hoswick Visitor Centre is reached via the main A970 road south leaving the main road at the Sandwick junction and following the signs. A distance of 14 miles.

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