Sumburgh Facilities

Sumburgh Lighthouse is a clean and comfortable self catering cottage. Re-open in May 2014 after complete refurbishment, the accommodation provides luxury facilities and amazing views from a building which has been sympathetically restored with many original features.

Car parking area, leading up to the main entrance on the upper floor Zoom Entry to the accommodation is through the main door on the upper level. The dedicated guest car parking is situated at the side of the building with a path and steps up to the front door.  Two parking spaces are available for guests.


Single Bedroom Zoom

The property sleeps five guests in three bedrooms: One double (king size bed) and one twin-bunk on the ground floor, and one single on the upper floor.

The rooms all have storage and wardrobe space. Bedding is provided and beds will be made up prior to your arrival.

Additional linen is available.


Comfortable lounge area Zoom

The lounge area is designed as a relaxing space with comfortable seating and a television with freeview and DVD player. A CD player/stereo with iPad/iPod docking station is provided, and with the stunning views out over the Sumburgh Head cliffs, you might never want to leave!



Aga Cooker Zoom The large and spacious dining-kitchen has a hand-built kitchen area alongside an electric aga cooker, a dining table with chairs, and is equipped with the following facilities:

  • Fridge/freezer
  • Electric Aga
  • Separate gas hob
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Microwave The Aga cooker provides a lovely, warm welcome Zoom
  • Coffee maker
  • Cutlery and crockery
  • Pots and pans

Basic supplies such as tea, coffee, sugar and milk are provided on arrival along with a complimentary packet of local oatcakes to enjoy while settling in.

Utility Room

The utility room on the lower floor, next to the bathroom, houses a washing machine, tumble drier, iron and board, hoover, cleaning materials and spare linen and towels.

Bathroom / WC

Bathroom on ground floor Zoom The bathroom is situated on the lower floor and has a bath with electric shower, toilet and wash hand basin. Towels will be provided. A separate toilet with wash hand basin is located on the upper floor.


The property is heated throughout with underfloor heating, provided by an environmentally efficient ground source heat pump.

Other facilities provided include a high chair, hairdryer, iron and ironing board.  A cot can be provided on request.

Free wi-fi is provided.

Free parking is provided at the top of Sumburgh Head for accommodation users.

Regretfully, pets are not permitted in the accommodation with the exception of assistance dogs.


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