Herrislea House Hotel is only seven miles drive from the capital town Lerwick and the ancient capital of Scalloway. Situated in the hamlet of Veensgarth at the north end of the Tingwall valley and lochs. We are in Central Shetland in a ideal position for travelling to all parts in a day with a quick take off avoiding town traffic. We offer a relaxed and friendly atmosphere in a pleasant, mainly agricultural area. The proprietors ensure a very warm welcome and a flexible approach for guests, from late check-ins, to all-day access, early breakfasts & tailored dinners.
When staying at Herrislea House Shetland Hotel you can enjoy the fresh, rugged landscape, blaze your own trail and explore our heritage. Only 6 miles from Lerwick.
In summer there is no darkness, you never need to stop! when you can go no further, tumble back into our front hall for a warm hot chocolate then spoil yourself in the period ambience of our restaurant with fine food made using the best local produce.
We have 9 individually designed en suite rooms, each one with its own décor. All rooms are non-smoking, each has good wifi access and a mini bar with the usual TV, coffee/tea, telephone. With hair dryers & irons available.
Facilities includes plenty free parking. We are fully licensed and have a comfortable Front Room lounge where you can enjoy comfy pre dinner drinks or have a daytime meeting. We have a small restaurant where we aim to offer complete home comfort. You can dine with us to experience quality local produce to suit all tastes from local lemon butter halibut & rib eye steaks to our handmade pizzas & local burgers
We grow our own Shetland Lamb and some Beef and this is supplemented with meat from Scalloway Meat Co. who specialise in supplying local meat & produce, complemented with local seafood from Blydoit Fish Shop also in Scalloway. We offer Shetland Unst Beers and Gin with a selection of malt whisky from Scotland.
Tingwall Valley is the site of the ancient Viking Parliament or ‘Ting’, situated on a Holm in the Tingwall Loch which is also full of Brown Trout. Tingwall has its own 9 hole golf course and Shetland full golf course is a mile on the other side of the hotel. Down the valley is the ancient Scalloway castle of Earl Patrick Stewart, who enslaved the local population to build his seat. There is a wonderful small museum next to the castle
Local Product Suppliers
Our main supplier is Scalloway Meat Co who have supplied us since before our time in Herrislea and for over 30 years in perfect harmony. They specialise in supplying local meat and also supply us with dry goods and fruit & veg. They are good at sourcing local products and go the extra mile to offer the complete service, delivering every day except Sunday, making it easier for us to control waste and offer fresh products.
Blydoit Fish Shop supplies our seafood, we have a great relationship with them and our guests have been known to go down there and choose their dinner or take a specially chilled pack back home with them Blydoit have their own fishing vessel and buy in the market everyday. Add to that delivering every week day and we can supply any local seafood you would like to try given a little warning.
We have a twice weekly delivery of Unst Brew from Hughson Bros and can offer an extensive range of malt whisky & fine wines from Gordon & MacPhail in Elgin.
We continue to enjoy great service from many local suppliers including
J W Gray & Co who also provide training for us.
|Double Room||£130 Per room per night (breakfast inc.)|
|Double room (single occupancy)||£110 Per person per night (breakfast inc.)|
|Family room (single occupancy)||£120 Per person per night (breakfast inc.)|
|Single Room||£90 Per person per night (breakfast inc.)|
|Twin/Family Room||£140 Per room per night (breakfast inc.)|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
15% discount on re-booking a room!