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The Sheiling Shetland

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Room Amenity
2 bedrooms, WiFi
2 bedrooms, WiFi

Overview of The Sheiling Shetland

Entire home

The Sheiling Shetland

3 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor space
Main Street, Scalloway, ZE1 0XJ

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationScalloway Castle6 min walk
  • Popular LocationSt Ninian's Isle Tombolo28 min drive
  • AirportLerwick (LSI-Sumburgh)35 min drive
  • Popular LocationSullom Voe Oil Terminal47 min drive

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Cottage, 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds

About this area


This holiday home is located near the beach and in an area with great shopping. Lerwick Town Hall and Fort Charlotte are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Meal Beach and Bain's Beach. Explore all the area has to offer with mountain biking and rock climbing.

What's nearby

  • Scalloway Castle - 6 min walk
  • Meal Beach - 8 min drive
  • Lerwick Town Hall - 9 min drive
  • St Ninian's Isle Tombolo - 28 min drive
  • Sullom Voe Oil Terminal - 47 min drive

Getting around

  • Lerwick (LSI-Sumburgh) - 35 min drive


  • The Cornerstone - 4 min walk
  • Da Haaf - 8 min walk
  • Fjarå Coffee - 8 min drive
  • Waterfront Bar & Grill - 9 min drive
  • Aald Harbour Tearoom - 9 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

The Sheiling Shetland

3-star Holiday home with kitchen and fireplace
Self-Catering Holiday Cottage Accommodation in Picturesque Scalloway - the former capital of the Shetland Islands. Located on the Westshore in the centre of the village, you will find everything you need for your perfect holiday.The Sheiling has just been renovated to give bright and comfortable accommodation. It sits right next to the harbour with Westshore beach only 2 minutes away. The cottage is fully equipped (including free unlimited Wi-Fi), furnished and decorated to a high standard with everything you need for your ideal holiday. It is easily accessible, single storey & fully modernised. There is an open plan lounge with feature fire place, dining area and kitchen – all with oak flooring. The Shower room has a large (1200 x 800) shower. There are 2 bedrooms – one with a double bed, one with two single beds.The cottage is designed to be comfortable –and has been furnished and equipped with everything you will need to make it your home-from-home. .
Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers fireplaces and washers/dryers. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. Accommodation at this 3-star property has kitchens with separate dining areas and kitchenware and utensils.

Bathrooms include baths or showers. LCD televisions come with digital channels and DVD players.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Near the beach


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Free off-site parking


  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • 2 bedrooms


  • Bath or shower

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area


  • LCD TV with digital service
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Garden


  • Washer/dryer
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Services and conveniences

  • Luggage storage

Location highlights

  • Next to a golf course
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rock climbing nearby


  • Built in 1833
  • Smartphone data usage (unlimited)

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Check-in from 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property for check-in information

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard and American Express

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

Sheiling Shetland House Scalloway
Sheiling Shetland House
Sheiling Shetland Scalloway
Sheiling Shetland
The Sheiling Shetland Scalloway
The Sheiling Shetland Private vacation home
The Sheiling Shetland Private vacation home Scalloway

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 4 out of 5 reviews
5 - Excellent 80%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 5 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 5 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 5 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 5 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Perfect location, beautiful cottage and very friendly and welcoming owners.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Wonderful stay
Jacqui & Dave where wonderful hosts, and went out of their way to ensure we had a great stay. We felt at home in the Sheiling Cottage, and loved our stay there. We may just be back again!
Stayed 5 nights in Jan 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Excellent base for staying on Shetland.
Scalloway is an excellent base for staying on Shetland, The Sheiling has everything needed for self catering and there are good options for eating out and shopping close to the cottage.
Stayed 4 nights in May 2018

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Best place to stay in Scalloway
Excellent cottage in prime location. Everything you could possibly need. A home from home! Excellent hosts and I can't wait to return.

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Bien placé sur les Shetland
Nous avons passé 10 jours, logement très bien, bien situé à Scalloway tant au niveau de l'ile que des commerces : hôtel qui fait restaurant et bar, petite épicerie ouverte de 10 h à 20 h, très bien achalandée surtout quand nous rentrons tard. Propriétaires très sympas.
Stayed 10 nights in May 2018