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Scalloway is the largest settlement on the North Atlantic coast of Mainland, Shetland. Until 1708 it was the capital of the Shetland Islands (now Lerwick, on the east coast of the Shetland Mainland).
Scalloway Harbour in Scalloway is located on the West coast of the Shetland mainland, and is an important harbour for servicing oil related shipping in the West of Shetland oil fields and the Shetland fishing fleet. There are two small slipways at the local ship repair yard in Scalloway for ship repairs and a the larger slip can accommodate larger vessels, diving facilities are available via the ship's agent, and cranes, provisions and water are available a each pier. Scalloway Harbour has a bunker facilities at the commercial quay and they are available 24 hours a day by arrangement, they can also be made available by road tanker at all berths, transfers can also be made by bunker barges alongside, they have net mending facilities, and fish landings and more.
Scalloway Museum in Scalloway on the Shetland Islands of Scotland is operated by the Shetland Bus Friendship Society and run by volunteers. Visitors here enjoy fascinating exhibitions and the full story of the Shetland bus which was the name of the clandestine operations in occupied Norway during the war is showcased here in the war section. Scalloway Museum also has a children's section with games, a castle, viking longship, dressing up box and interesting historical information, come learn about ancient Scalloway, people past and present that shaped and made a significant contribution to the life of the village and surrounding area, a must visit.
The Scalloway Hotel
The Scalloway Hotel on the main street of Scalloway on the Shetland Islands of Scotland is a family run hotel, bar and restaurant right on the waterfront with some of the comfortable, simple styled rooms boasting views over the harbour, and free WIFI is available throughout the building. Their AA rosette restaurant serves breakfast with a huge variety of hot and cold options, and the team of chefs prepares a seasonally changing fine dining menu featuring fish, shellfish, lamb, local produce and more complemented with an excellent wine, meals are also served in the bar. The Scalloway Hotel bar is perfect for watching the game and relaxing with a pint, gin, malt or a whiskey, bottled beer or lager and the menu features fish and chips and their own burgers, catch of the day and more, a must visit, come for a fabulous stay and your dining pleasure.
Da Haaf Restaurant
Da Haaf Restaurant in Scalloway on the Shetland Islands of Scotland specialises in the best of fresh fish dishes freshly caught and beautifully presented. This friendly cafe also boasts spectacular views over Scalloway and Tondra, and the Lerwick bus stops outside the door every 2 hours. Da Haaf Restaurant is a seafood restaurant and bar with great service and reasonable prices, and leave space for dessert, the sticky toffee pudding and cheesecake come highly recommended, enjoy an unforgettable lunch with amazing meal choices.
Easterhoull Chalets in Scalloway offer wonderful self catering short term stays in Scotland's Northerly Shetland Islands and because they are Britain's most northerly outpost geographically close to Norway there's a definite Scandinavian lilt to local accents. Here nature rules the seas and islands and the birdlife is spectacular. The chalets with 3 star grading are comfortably furnished and well equipped ideal for a maximum of four guests, they come with two bedrooms, a living area, shower room and kitchen, bed linen and towels are provided and there is a laundry onsite, WIFI is included and their are points for routers. Easterhoull Chalets are located in a quiet location and they are very affordable and very comfortable, they have everything you need for a wonderful break with stunning views over the sea to the Scalloway Castle, and you can book online.
The Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast
The Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast in Scalloway on the Shetland Islands of Scotland also features a restaurant and cafe and is centrally located for a wonderful, historical stay. It was built in the 1880's from Hildasay granite and has a long and interesting history with little changing over the years, but is now totally refurbished, and comfortable en-suite guest rooms are well appointed with contemporary modern design and bespoke fittings, all have their own separate entrance. The Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast restaurant cafe is perfect for a meal or snack with modern interior and fireplace which still uses one of the original chimneys, and they are licensed to serve wine, beer and spirits with their delightful menus, they are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and coach parties are welcome, they also cater to parties and functions and are happy to offer an outside catering service with sandwich trays or four course meals all prepared in the state of the art kitchen, a must visit.
Asta Golf Course
Asta Golf Course in Scalloway on the Shetland Islands is Scotland’s most Northerly 9 hole course and built on beautiful flat farmland is the perfect setting for beginner and pro golfer. Nestled between the tranquil Tingwall and Asta Lochs, every hole brings a challenge and individuality, while also offering a sense of fun, and the wildlife includes wild swans, oystercatchers, Arctic terns and Shetland ponies as well as spectacular wild flowers. Asta Golf Course welcomes visitors and offers membership, there is some great merchandise for purchase, and clubs are available for rental, they host traditional music nights in the clubhouse with refreshments, come enjoy a wonderful game.
Discover Shetland in Scalloway on the Shetland Islands of Scotland is owned and managed by David Malcom who specialises in small group tours for informal and intimate experiences of the islands. Enjoy a half day central mainland tour, or a full day South or North mainland tour or a full day Island of Unst tour, half day tours are ideal for cruise ship passengers. Discover Shetland tours are interesting and informative, come visit the most rugged, wildest part of Shetland, and see some of the greatest scenery, see the attractions, beaches and learn about the history, come on a fascinating journey, it's not to be missed whatever tour package you choose.
The NAFC Marine Centre
The NAFC Marine Centre in Scalloway on the Shetland Islands of Scotland is an educational and scientific institute providing a range of services to the maritime industries, and they are operate by a charitable trust. Services include training and education, research and development, and consultancy and advisory services, there are many excellent and informative courses to choose from including training for fishermen and seafarers, aquaculture, engineering and more. The NAFC Marine Centre library is open to the public and specialises in marine and nautical subjects, here they also operate a number of vessels for research, surveys and training, and Port Arthur house provides self catering accommodation, whil the Da Haaf Restaurant specialises in freshly caught fish. Other facilities include a ship bridge simulator, classrooms, research laboratories, engineering workshops, a marine hatchery and auditorium, plus many facilities are available for hire.