Summary accessibility statement
How to get here
From Lerwick, take the bus to Sumburgh Aiport. To reach the loch, alight at Robin's Brae and walk westwards for 2.5 miles (4 km).
If you are visiting are visiting by car, turn off the B9122 near Scousburgh about 2.5 miles (4 km) north of Sumburgh Airport.
Sat nav POI file: If you have a satellite navigation system that can accept POI files, please see our POI page for a download link and instructions.
By boat: Shetland can be reached by ferry from Aberdeen or Thurso, via Orkney, to Lerwick. Contact Northlink Ferries on 0845 6000 449.
By plane: Flights from Orkney, Aberdeen, Inverness, Edinburgh or Glasgow operated by Loganair and Flybe.
Access to facilities
- This nature reserve is important for wildlife. RSPB Scotland welcomes responsible access, in line with the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.
- We encourage responsible dog walking, and ask you to keep your dog close to you, preferably on a lead, when near livestock and especially between 1 April and 15 August during the breeding bird season.