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Noss National Nature Reserve

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Noss, ZE1 0LL, Scotland
+44 800 107 7818
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Amazing

We saw this on a Thule boat trip and from the Northlink Ferry, wonderful to see the birds swooping... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
plushdragon
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York, United Kingdom
The cliffs were the real draw!

Were there on a tour while on a cruise. While I wound not recommend the tour we used at all, this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ashebroe
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Walnut
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Noss, ZE1 0LL, Scotland
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"nesting sites"
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"the cliff"
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"beautiful island"
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"ferry service"
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"follow the signs"
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"andy"
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"razorbills"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw this on a Thule boat trip and from the Northlink Ferry, wonderful to see the birds swooping and diving and nesting. Hardly see the birds at first as they just look like a mass of white, thousands of them but sadly they are...More

Thank plushdragon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Were there on a tour while on a cruise. While I wound not recommend the tour we used at all, this location was a real highlight. It is in the north and as a result did not have enough time to go south to see...More

Thank ashebroe
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We took the car as we wanted to do some megalith spotting on Bressay, but if you're fit this would be a great walk from Lerwick. To Bressay by regular ferry, then on the other side of Bressay park up, make yourself obvious and the...More

3  Thank Sonmi-451
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Noss island is a Scottish heritage natural reserve, home to many bird species that come in spring/summer for the nesting season. The island is accessible from Bressay Island. The Noss ferry service is in fact a dingy boat which will take you to Noss Island...More

Thank Greg7210
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Noss is a very beautiful island with a stunning collection of seabird colonies that are well looked after by the reserve wardens. Allow at least 3 hours to give yourself enough time to get all the way around the island (it is not possible to...More

Thank 342SteveO
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Beautiful Island. To go to Noss take the ferry in lerwick to Bressay. Follow the signs and you arrive at another "ferry"!! A small dinghy for 6 people. Great fun. If you see a red flag on Noss the wardens are not coming. The walk...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2017

I was staying in Lerwick for 4 days and I needed an adventure that I could walk to. Jane at Kveldsro House suggested Noss, and printed off info about it for me. Off I went: ferry over to Bressay (runs almost hourly), walked across Bressay...More

2  Thank Andy L
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

A great 4.5 hour walk around the island. Brought over by a warden in an inflatable boat ( it was wet and slippy so be careful and listen to advice ). Not everyone will be so fortunate but we and some other visitors and wardens...More

Thank bob V
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

A trip to the Shetland is not complete with a day on Noss. The island is rugged and beautiful with flowers (in summer) and lots of birds. The views from the cliffs are fantastic. The walk is most enjoyable and quite exciting when you get...More

Thank Jean-Noel
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We'd tried many times to go to Noss but this time we were lucky, the dinghy was running. We got in it easily, having an easy climb out at the other side. The briefing from Craig was great, very informative and detailed about birds and...More

1  Thank Martin-F-UK
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