Skeld

Skeld

Facilities:
Toilet, shower, fresh water, electricity, fuel, telephone, laundry, post office, waste reception, bus service, taxi service.

RopeSkeld is a landlocked haven with an excellent pier and new marina. There are 8 visitor berths as well as a floating pontoon with space for another 20+. When entering the narrows of Skeld Voe keep centre then point towards the church - avoid shallow water on the west side of centre line.

For a real taste of Skeld hospitality schedule your trip for the third week of July (approx.) when the annual regatta is held encompassing rowing, yachting, fishing and socialising.

The village is home to a smokehouse, producing a wide range of seafood and a bus service leaves for Lerwick at 0745 hrs and 1320 hrs returning from Lerwick at 1705hrs.

Depth:
2.5 metres max.
Charge:
£10 per week
Contact:
James & Josephine Scott, 01595 860287

View of Fouls from a rock pool at Keoiki Field, CulswickFurther West are two of the most exquisite bays in Shetland: Westerwick and Culswick, each a narrow green valley ending in a pebble beach fringed by sea stacks, cliffs and caves.

At the time of writing (2005) there is also a marina planned in Gruting voe.

 

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