Connections within Shetland are excellent, with frequent car ferries to most of the outlying islands and a good road network.
There is a good inter-island ferry service operated by Shetland Islands Council
Inter-island air services to Fair Isle, Foula, Outer Skerries and Papa Stour) operate from Tingwall Airport (between Walls and Lerwick) by Direct Flight
, (part of the Airtask Group).
To fully explore the islands, car hire is recommended if you are not bringing your own car. There are several car hire companies in Shetland.
Bolts Car Hire www.boltscarhire.co.uk
Star Rent a Car www.starrentacar.co.uk
The house is a 10 minute walk from the local bus stop (opposite the Walls shop) which provides a regular daily service to Lerwick. Buses connect most areas, with services also linking Sumburgh airport with Lerwick and beyond.Check ZetTrans www.zettrans.org.uk
for bus timetables.
Cycling is a great way to see Shetland but the hills and headwinds can be a challenge! There are a few places where you can hire bikes.
JRJ Shetland Ltd. (Lerwick): Tel: 01595 690000 Email: email@example.com
Shetland Community Bike Project (Lerwick) Tel: 01595 690 077 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sumburgh Hotel Tel: 01950 460 201 Email: on email@example.com