Only 7 minutes by ferry from Lerwick, Bressay offers visitors a selection of Shetland’s finest scenery, geology, archaeology, flora and fauna. Easily accessible for walkers and cyclists, a lovely playpark for the young and our Heritage Centre, Speldiburn Café and Good As New Shop and the Maryfield House Hotel providing culture, food and interest - perfect for a lovely day out!
BD Ltd is a not for profit organisation striving to support our community, provide better facilities and services on the island, promote Bressay’s assets, and encourage tourism, business and work opportunities. Managed by a small team of volunteers, the group set up and now runs the Speldiburn Café and Good As New Shop, artist studio spaces, recycling facilities and venue hire at the former school.
Explore picturesque coastal landscapes, stunning wildlife and archaeological treasures. Bressay is an ideal destination for walking & cycling, with a visitor centre, café and restaurant all just minutes away from Lerwick.
Our community of around 340 folk is friendly and welcoming, many of us participate in the regular events and activities taking place. Thinking of moving to Bressay? We can help provide information on accommodation, employment, amenities and much more!
Along with our Good as New Shop, Bressay Development Ltd currently provides a collection point at the school for plastic bottles, newspaper, drinks cans, batteries and ink cartridges, plus a regular supervised skip for bulky household waste, funded by the Bressay Community Council.
There are many event that you, or you and your family can take in throughout the year. Events are added to regularly.