Garthsness

Coastal walk with great views towards Sumburgh Head & Scatness. Looking across Garth Wick to the high cliffs of Siggar Ness also provides breathtaking views.

This walk can be continued up Fitful Head and further north along the coast.

OS Map: Shetland Mainland South (OS EXPLORER 466)


Safety:
Please read the RNLI's coastal walking advice before heading out.
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Parking:
Parking is possible at the end of the road from Quendale, next to the abandoned building


Dog Walkers:

  • There are sometimes sheep & cattle
  • Steep cliffs
  • Fences without stiles


Possible Routes:
This route can be enjoyed as a short walk to the rocky beach at the bottom of Siggar Ness, or continued up Fitful head.


Looking north from Garthbanksinfo symbol
Looking north from Garthbanks
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Siggar Ness from west coast of Garths Ness
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Siggar Ness from west coast of Garths Ness
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Siggar Ness from west coast of Garths Ness
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Siggar Ness from west coast of Garths Ness
Sumburgh Head view from Garthsnessinfo symbol
View south-east from Garths Ness towards Sumburgh Head