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Looking north east over the cottage gardenSkaw beach, Unst.
Entire cottage

Cottage attached to family house.

Cottage attached to family house.

3 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
3 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

300 year old cottage, connected to our home, but completely self contained with own front door. 2 minutes from sea. Wonderful wildlife. 1 twin-beds bedroom, 1 single bedroom and shower room on first floor. Room for folding bed in sitting room.


Free parking on premises

House Rules

No smoking
Check-in is anytime after 1PM
Check out by 11AM

122 Reviews

Gillian User Profile
March 2018
Unst is gorgeous - dramatic coastlines, incredible birdwatching, breathtaking winding roads - and this is an amazing place to see it from. Catriona and her family were super knowledgeable and friendly - when we mentioned we were hoping to see some seals they gave us two places to…
Bekah User Profile
November 2017
Amazing place and the hosts are so kind and accommodating. I can't wait to return during the warmer months!
Catriona User Profile
Response from Catriona:
Do please come back one summer! :)
November 2017
Kevin User Profile
October 2017
Thank you for your hospitality! The cottage was an excellent place to stay for exploring Unst. If I make it back to the Shetland Islands in the future I'd definitely try and stay here again! Also the ponies next door were a plus :)
Mark User Profile
August 2017
We enjoyed our stay at Catriona's cottage. She, her husband, and daughter could not have been kinder. It was a very quiet and restful place to spend our nights on Unst. The location was good, with easy access to local shops in nearby Baltasound, and a pleasant drive to Hermane…
Ellen User Profile
June 2017
Quiet, secluded, picturesque. A quintessential Unst experience. The cottage is clean and comfortable, equipped with the basics. We especially enjoyed walking from the cottage along the coast.
Bryan User Profile
July 2016
What a delightful stay in Unst! The accommodations were spacious, comfortable and well-equipped. The location was picturesque and serene. Communications with Catriona were perfect! There's something very special about the Shetlands and Catriona and her family make them even mo…
Bruce User Profile
May 2014
The cottage was very comfortable and spacious. We liked Catriona and Robb, as well as their delightful and lively daughters, a lot. Our after dinner conversations were interesting and most enjoyable. The views are lovely. It was fun having chickens and Shetland ponies in the yard…


Hosted by Catriona

Scotland, United KingdomJoined in August 2013
Catriona User Profile
135 Reviews
Live at the very north of Scotland, like wildlife/nature, music and living with my husband/2 daughters. Have cats, chickens, ducks and resident ponies.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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Baltasound/Unst/Shetland, Scotland, United Kingdom
Getting around

There are buses from Lerwick or you can drive via the ferries. Information on public transport is on the Shetland Council website.

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