Privately situated on a single track road out of the town, Abateg self-catering benefits from peaceful surroundings and a perfect central location.

It's only a 10 minute drive or a 5 mile walk to the town of Lerwick or nearby fishing village of Scalloway. The apartment is surrounded by stunning views to make your stay in Shetland both relaxing and convenient.

There are beautiful walks in every direction from the doorstep, especially the walk down to the shore where you there is a whole host of wildlife to watch and enjoy.

Perfect Self-catering for Bird Watching

Our location is quiet and peaceful and the ideal surrounding for spotting and photographing the many native and migrant birds that pass through Shetland. Even at the bottom of the garden there's the perfect position to enjoy Shetland's wonderful wildlife.

Been blessed with great weather. Seen all the wildlife we hoped for. Accommodation has been just right. Thank you.

See a map of our location below as well as details for directions from the transport links.


You can find maps with directions to the apartment from the Northlink Ferry Terminal and Sumburgh Airport below.

To find us:

Follow the A970 north from Sumburgh and/or Lerwick to Tingwall, then turn off at the junction signposted Strand, just past the Ferry Information sign. We are 2nd on the right.

Northlink Ferry Terminal to Abateg Self-catering

Sumburgh Airport to Abateg Self-catering