Ward of Bressay and Kirkabister Ness, Isle of Bressay

Just a short ferry hop away from busy Lerwick, the Isle of Bressay is a world apart. This circular walk follows tracks up to the island's summit - the Ward of Bressay - for its superb views. The circuit continues with a rough and boggy moorland traverse before descending with views to the spectacular arch below the lighthouse at Kirkabister Ness.


Minor roads and tracks to the summit, then pathless, peat-hagged moorland. Better going above the coastal cliffs and then minor roads once more.

Public Transport

The Bressay terminal is served by regular ferries from Lerwick.


Bressay ferry terminal. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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