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Herrislea House Hotel

Veensgarth, Tingwall, Shetland ZE2 9SB
Contact Name: Marjorie Williamson
Tel: +44 (0)1595 840208
Email: hotel@herrisleahouse.co.uk
Website: http://www.herrisleahouse.co.uk

Internet Access - Yes No SmokingPets Welcome - Yes Cot Available - Yes Tea/Coffee Facilities - Yes Hairdryer Available - Yes Evening Meal Available - Yes Restaurant Available - Yes Packed Lunch Available - Yes
Sleeps 9+
Rated on TripAdvisor

Herrislea House is just five minutes’ drive north from Lerwick, in Shetland’s Tingwall Valley, and has earned a reputation as the perfect home from home for its visitors. It is an excellent central base from which to explore Shetland’s islands. Ask the staff about loch and sea fishing, golf, boat trips, walking and cycling routes, Shetland’s past and – very much in the present – its state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities. Situated next to Tingwall Airport, with flights to the outer islands, makes Herrislea House the perfect place to stay if you're exploring Fair Isle, Foula, Papa Stour or Skerries.

  • Herrislea House HotelHerrislea House Hotel
  • Front hallFront hall
  • Front roomFront room
  • Seating areaSeating area
  • Single roomSingle room
  • BedroomBedroom
  • BathroomBathroom
  • Refreshment trays in all roomsRefreshment trays in all rooms
  • Delicious food available in our restaurantDelicious food available in our restaurant
  • Spacious dining areaSpacious dining area
  • Interesting curiositiesInteresting curiosities


Establishment Overview

Herrislea House is only seven miles drive from the capital town Lerwick and the ancient capital of Scalloway. Situated in the hamlet of Veensgarth at the north end of the Tingwall valley and lochs. We are in Central Shetland in a ideal position for travelling to all parts in a day with a quick take off avoiding town traffic. We offer a relaxed and friendly atmosphere in a pleasant, mainly agricultural area. 

We aim to ensure a very warm welcome and a flexible approach for guests, from late check-ins, to all-day access, early breakfasts and a snack service.

We have 9 individually designed en-suite rooms, each one with its own décor. All rooms are non-smoking, each has good wifi access and a mini bar with the usual TV, coffee/tea, telephone. With hair dryers and irons available. 

Facilities include plenty free parking. We are fully licensed and have a comfortable Front Room lounge where you can enjoy coffee, tea, drinks or have a daytime meeting. We are happy to advise on the many excellent local dining options and we also can offer snacks if you require. We aim to use local products and suppliers as far as possible.

We grow our own Shetland Lamb and some Beef and this is supplemented with meat from Scalloway Meat Co. who specialise in supplying local meat and produce, complemented with local seafood from Blydoit Fish Shop, also in Scalloway. We offer Shetland Unst Beers and Gin with a selection of malt whisky from Scotland.

Tingwall Valley is the site of the ancient Viking Parliament or ‘Ting’, situated on a Holm in the Tingwall Loch which is also full of Brown Trout. Tingwall has its own 9-hole golf course and Shetland full golf course is a mile on the other side of the hotel. Down the valley is the ancient Scalloway Castle of Earl Patrick Stewart, who enslaved the local population to build his seat. There is a wonderful small museum next to the castle.


Room & Breakfast Rates start at: £60 per night



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