A dramatic island with soaring cliffs, Noss is home to an amazing array of nesting seabirds. In spring and summer, gannets, guillemots, fulmars and kittiwakes seem to occupy every available nook and cranny on the cliffs, while further inland, marauding great skuas glide overhead hunting their prey.
A coastal path meanders through colourful patches of flower filled grassland, offering spectacular views of the cliffs and sea beyond and the chance of spotting a passing porpoise or otter. If you’re lucky, you may even spy an orca or killer whale.
The visitor centre is open between late April and late August and houses a range of maps, panels and books. Between late April and the end of August (weather permitting) a small inflatable boat shuttles visitors across Noss Sound between 10am and 5pm each day (except Mondays and Thursdays).
- Car park
- Visitor centre
- Water - Pond / Loch / Burn / River
- Wildlife viewing
Isle of Noss, Bressay, Shetland, National ZE1 0LL