Silwick & Westerwick

Large, rugged sea stacks & high cliffs dominate the coast of Silwick & Westerwick.

OS Map: Shetland Mainland Central (OS EXPLORER 467)


Safety:
Please read the RNLI's coastal walking advice before heading out.
Please read our disclaimer and safety advice before using any of the information on this site


Parking:
It is possible to park at the end of the Silwick road, just before the gate marked Private Road. You can also park at the end of the Westerwick road at the turning area.


Dog Walkers:

  • There are sometimes sheep & cattle
  • Steep cliffs


Terrain:
Hilly & uneven ground along the cliff tops, walk with caution and keep a safe distance from the cliff edge.


Possible Routes:
A walk along the coast between Silwick and Westerwick.
This walk can be continued further west towards Culswick or further east to Skelda Ness.


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Berga Stack
Berga stack, Silwickinfo symbol
Berga Stack
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View from cliff top at Silwick
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Silwick Cliffs
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Silwick Cliffs
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Silwick Cliffs
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Sea stacks, Silwick
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Sea stacks, Silwick
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Sea stacks, Silwick