Public Toilets

Public Toilet

Harbour house and the Knab toilets will be closed on Wednesday 1st February 2023 


We provide, operate and manage the majority of public toilets in Shetland.

Belmont Ferry Terminal Toilets
Bigton Toilets
Bixter Toilets
Bressay Pier Toilets

Burra Toilets (Meal beach) open May - September
Cullivoe Toilets
Cunningsburgh Toilets
Harbour House Toilets (Lerwick)
Fetlar Toilets
Foula Toilets
Grutness Toilets (Sumburgh)
Gutcher Toilets
Knab Toilets (Lerwick)
Laxo Toilets
Papa Stour Toilets
Sandwick Toilets - open May - September
Scalloway Toilets
Skerries Toilets
Toft Toilets
Ulsta Toilets
Vidlin Toilets
Voe Toilets
West Burrafirth Toilets
Whalsay Pier Toilets

The majority of the public toilets are left open at all times apart from the Harbour House toilets which are open daily from 8am - 9pm and the Knab toilets which are open daily from 8am – 8pm.

The use of the public toilet facilities is free at all sites, with the exception of the shower facilities at the Lerwick Harbour House Public Toilets.

Esplanade toilets - shower facilities

Avaliable from 

  • 08.00 - 09.30
  • 10.00 - 12.30
  • 13.30 - 14.30
  • 18.00 - 20.00

Shower, towel, soap    £6.00
Shower    £3.00

Change is available from the attendant

Please note: The Attendant might not  always be available due to attending to other duties



Reporting Issues

Telephone : 01595 744891 (Office Hours)

Emergency 24 hour support: 01595 744150

Email :