How to Get Here

 
Getting to Shetland is remarkably easy and you can come either by air or sea, both ways offer an exciting start to your holiday.
 
By Air
Flybe offer a daily service to Sumburgh Airport, the fourth largest airport in Scotland. Many flights arrive each day from Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness and Kirkwall.  There is also a summer service from Bergen in Norway. (see flybe site for booking).
 
By Sea
Northlink Ferries operate daily, overnight sailings from Aberdeen to Lerwick and four ferries per week from Kirkwall in the Orkney Islands - great if you want to bring your own car.
 
 
Directions to Ladysmith House
 
If you come by air you will arrive in Sumburgh, so take the main road (A970) north for approx. 22 miles till you reach Gulberwick on your right, then take the first road (B9073) on your left. Travel along this road for about a mile to reach the next junction then turn left onto the main road (A970) and a short way along you will reach the Scalloway Viewpoint. Drive down into Scalloway and along the Main Street for 1/2 mile till you see a red building with white windows called Norway House. Ladysmith Road runs straight up to the right from here and Ladysmith House is on the bend at the top. This journey will take about 40 minutes.
 
If you come by sea you will arrive in Lerwick, so from the ferry terminal turn right onto the main road (A970) north out of Lerwick and drive approx 3 miles to the junction for Scalloway. Turn left and carry on till you reach the Scalloway Viewpoint. Drive down into Scalloway and along the Main Street for 1/2 mile till you see a red building with white windows called Norway House. Ladysmith Road runds straight up to the right from here and Ladysmith House is on the bend at the top. This journey will take about 10 minutes.

Car Hire
 
You can hire a car when you arrive in Shetland either by air or sea and there a number of companies, given below, that do this locally. Some have pick-up and drop-off points at both the ferry terminal and the airport.
 
John Leask & Son,
Esplanade, Lerwick,
Shetland,
ZE1 OLL,
United Kingdom
Tel: + 44 (0) 1595 693 162
    Bolts Car Hire,
Sumburgh Airport,
Shetland Islands,
ZE3 9JP,
United Kingdom
Tel + 44 (0) 1950 460777
    Star Rent-a-Car Limited
22 Commercial Road
Lerwick
Shetland
ZE1 0LX
Tel: 01595 692075
     
www.leaskstravel.co.uk   www.boltscarhire.co.uk www.starrentacar.co.uk