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Noss National Nature Reserve

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Noss, ZE1 0LL, Scotland
+44 800 107 7818
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An essential experience

We took the car as we wanted to do some megalith spotting on Bressay, but if you're fit this would... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Fantastic site for bird watching lovers

Noss island is a Scottish heritage natural reserve, home to many bird species that come in... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Paris, France
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Noss, ZE1 0LL, Scotland
+44 800 107 7818
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

We took the car as we wanted to do some megalith spotting on Bressay, but if you're fit this would be a great walk from Lerwick. To Bressay by regular ferry, then on the other side of Bressay park up, make yourself obvious and the...More

Thank Sonmi-451
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Noss island is a Scottish heritage natural reserve, home to many bird species that come in spring/summer for the nesting season. The island is accessible from Bressay Island. The Noss ferry service is in fact a dingy boat which will take you to Noss Island...More

Thank Greg7571
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Noss is a very beautiful island with a stunning collection of seabird colonies that are well looked after by the reserve wardens. Allow at least 3 hours to give yourself enough time to get all the way around the island (it is not possible to...More

Thank 342SteveO
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Beautiful Island. To go to Noss take the ferry in lerwick to Bressay. Follow the signs and you arrive at another "ferry"!! A small dinghy for 6 people. Great fun. If you see a red flag on Noss the wardens are not coming. The walk...More

Thank biesjeb62
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I was staying in Lerwick for 4 days and I needed an adventure that I could walk to. Jane at Kveldsro House suggested Noss, and printed off info about it for me. Off I went: ferry over to Bressay (runs almost hourly), walked across Bressay...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

A great 4.5 hour walk around the island. Brought over by a warden in an inflatable boat ( it was wet and slippy so be careful and listen to advice ). Not everyone will be so fortunate but we and some other visitors and wardens...More

Thank bob V
Reviewed 15 May 2017

A trip to the Shetland is not complete with a day on Noss. The island is rugged and beautiful with flowers (in summer) and lots of birds. The views from the cliffs are fantastic. The walk is most enjoyable and quite exciting when you get...More

Thank Jean-Noel
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We'd tried many times to go to Noss but this time we were lucky, the dinghy was running. We got in it easily, having an easy climb out at the other side. The briefing from Craig was great, very informative and detailed about birds and...More

1  Thank Martin-F-UK
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A SUPERB nature reserve - beautiful and interesting (birds / flowers / walking). Special day and a real highlight of trip (not well advertised which is strange. Great wardens who run small constant ferry service to island. A gem.

Thank Fargo2016
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

spectacular views of thousands of gannets and other sea birds breeding on/at the cliffs of Noss. Ideally take a boat trip around the island... enjoy the wildlife and ignore the smell!

1  Thank mcmarkon
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