At bressay there is a heritage bressay hotel and the old laird 's mansion, gardie housebuilt in the island is made up of old red sandstone bressay some bressay intrusions in the far south, there is a colony of arctic skuas. Bressay is a populated island in the shetland islands of scotland geography and geology bressay lies due south of whalsay , west of noss , and north of mousa at 11 square miles (28 km ), it is the fifth largest island in shetland. Bressay by marie wallin average rating of 47 from 26 votes average difficulty from 23 ratings 70 projects, in 169 queues about this yarn shetland spindrift.
The bressay lighthouse is often seen as both the start and the finishing post for any journey to or from shetland by sea it is regarded as a welcome landmark for visitors and locals alike. Along the way the way you’ll discover the fascinating coastline of the island of bressay the route each day changes, depending on the wind speed and direction – we always steer our course for the most sheltered water. Shop allen + roth bressay off-white indoor nature area rug (common: 8 x 10 actual: 783-ft w x 10-ft l) in the rugs section of lowescom.
Bressay 178 likes 2,173 were here bressay is a populated island in the shetland islands of scotland. The site was at cullingsburgh on the east side of bressay multilayered archaeology of prehistoric field divisions topped by bronze age burnt mounds, an iron age broch, a pictish carved stone, norse longhouses, the medieval cross kirk of st mary and an abandoned crofting township. The island of bressay (say bress-uh) is in the shetland islands just east of mainland, and is the most accessible island from lerwick it's a peaceful place of lochs .
The bressay heavy oil field was first discovered in 1976, but a combination of technical and commercial challenges has resulted in the long period to mature the discovery to development statoil became operator of the bressay licenses in 2007. Bressay shelters lerwick from the east and can be reached by car ferry from the town in under ten minutes noss lies off the east coast of bressay. Bressay looks across the bressay sound at lerwick, stretched out along the shore of mainland opposite the stories of the two are deeply entwined without the shelter afforded by bressay, lerwick would not exist.
Bressay provides a mosaic of habitats which support a variety of wild flowers and breeding birds the summer moorland is the haunt of species such as great and arctic . Bressay was a thriving fishing and farming community before lerwick was established during the 17th century gardie house, home of the laird, was built in 1724 . Things to do in bressay, scotland: see tripadvisor's 13 traveler reviews and photos of bressay tourist attractions find what to do today, this weekend, or in august.
Two lighthouse keeper's cottages, each sleeping up to six people in total, offer a unique blend of period accommodation, unparalleled views, and the wilds of bressay on your doorstep. Bressay is located less than a mile to the east of lerwick and the island creates a sheltered harbour for lerwick and enabled its development as a port bressay is 7 miles from north to south by 3 miles from east to west. On the uk continental shelf we operate the mariner, bressay and utgard fields, as well as being partners in the jupiter and alba fields equinor also holds interests in more than 20 exploration licenses, most of them as operator.
Explore bressay & noss holidays and discover the best time and places to visit | these islands lie across bressay sound just east of lerwick bressay ( bress -ah) has interesting walks, especially along the cliffs and up ward hill (226m), which has good views of the islands. Three bedroom detached house less than a mile from the ferry terminal on the island of bressay, set in a unusually large, well-established site of just under ½ acre, enjoying a south easterly aspect and stunning views across bressay sound and the harbour approach to lerwick. “bressay was one of the last of the shetland islands, that i visited i got the short ferry from lerwick and landed on a windy, showery day on bressay next to the ferry slip is the bressay heritage centre.