Pairs of bonxies (great skuas) and a few pairs of arctic skua view of noss from bressay left: gannets on noss cliffs right: sandy beach near gungstie some useful information accommodation: visitshetland, lerwick tel: 08701 999440 noss ferry: may - aug, tel: 0800 1077818 heritage centre and neighbourhood. Bressay heritage centre is a local museum on the island of bressay, which lies directly across from lerwick there is a regular ferry service every day, and as the museum is located close to the ferry terminal, it is not essential to take a car across bressay heritage centre is open throughout the summer months and. A glimpse into the neolithic - fully bookedref: al89 area:lerwick & bressay venue:islesburgh community centre duration:1 day: saturday 7 april 2018 times:1pm - 3pm cost:£980 / £590c tutor:dr esther renwick category: general interest shetland heritage day classes full course details. Bronze age bressay is a community project that successfully excavated and rebuilt an eroding archaeological site the burnt mound of cruester, a prehistoric burnt mound with stone structures buried within it, was dismantled and moved to a safe location near the island's heritage centre it now forms the focus of a. Outdoor display of bressay boats used by bressay folk for work and transport indoor display of photos of boats in use and a model sixern by jack shewan ( indoor displays not open monday or thursday) bressay boats exhibition event provider bressay heritage centre location bressay heritage centre.
A replica trough and hearth was built beside the bressay heritage centre, for experimental archaeological work it's been used to dye wool, it has been used as a bath and also as a mash tun by archaeologist dr lauren doughton in her experimental work we were there in the summer of 2011 to mash. Manage” including the heritage centre, marina, hotel/pub, church, shop, playpark, football pitch, hall, café and abundant coastal scenery it is on flat tarmac and is “fairly flat with two slight inclines” funding to set up the parkrun came mostly from bressay community council and tesco's “bags of help” fund. Information about and images of the bressay heritage centre in shetland on undiscovered scotland.
“bressay was one of the last of the shetland islands, that i visited i got the short ferry from lerwick and landed on a windy, showery day on bressay next to the ferry slip is the bressay heritage centre as the weather had taken a turn for the worse, i quickly holed up in here for an interesting hour or two the centre is. The ferry arrives on bressay near the 19th century house and old pier at maryfield next to the ferry terminal car park is the bressay heritage centre which houses fascinating seasonal exhibitions on the culture, history and natural heritage of the island although plans are underway to construct a bridge over to the island. Fieldwork started on the bronze age bressay project in june 2008 structures within the eroding bronze age burnt mound on shetland were excavated and their position recorded the site was then dismantled and rebuilt as a tourist attraction next to the bressay heritage centre work was completed in august and the site.
A guidebook developed by bressay history group is available from bressay heritage centre (open may to september and by appointment in october) the centre houses exhibitions, provides leaflets for scenic heritage walks, and is home to cruester burnt mound – an enigmatic bronze age monument that was excavated. Bressay is a populated island in the shetland archipelago of scotland contents [hide] 1 geography and geology 2 wildlife 3 history 4 infrastructure 5 gallery 6 see also 7 notes 8 references 9 external links geography and geology bressay lies due south of whalsay, west of noss, and north of mousa. Located above the car park for the bressay ferry, which travels between the island and lerwick, the bressay heritage centre features interesting exhibitions and information relating to the history and culture of the island it is operated by the bressay history group which uses the centre as a gathering place for discussions.
Image may contain: one or more people and text bressay development ltd april 1 the history group redd up takes place on the 14th of april anyone who'd like to help would be very welcome to join in meet up - 10am at the heritage centre likecomment heather christie, john daniel russell and judith clark like.
The bressay heritage centre gives a fascinating insight into the island's history there is also a shop with a post office located nearby for your convenience and, with shetland's capital just a five-minute ferry ride away, you are also perfectly located for lerwick's 5-star museum, as well as a host of restaurants, bars and. Fri (summer): knitting & spinning demonstrations at unst heritage centre, 2pm fri (summer): skerries community cafe in the hall, 2-4pm 1st & 3rd fri of month: [email protected] (live djs + cocktails & mocktails) sat: bressay parkrun at 930 am (9am ferry from lerwick) sat: shetland library – storytime at 1130am. Stop for tea and cake at the speldiburn café and browse their art exhibition and good as new shop (01595 820706), discover the history and archaeology of bressay at the bressay heritage centre (01595 820750) or have a meal at the maryfield house hotel (01595 820203) you can also visit noss national nature.
Date created:wed 05/08/2009 description local history group researching and displaying the history of our own area in bressay heritage centre updated august 2016. Other museums of interest in shetland include the croft house museum, housed in a mid-nineteenth century shetland croft in boddam the bressay heritage centre hoswick visitor centre and the cabin museum, in vidlin the böd of gremista and shetland textile working museum was built in 1780 and has been. Bressay heritage centre the bressay heritage centre, situated at the bressay ferry terminal, is a local exhibition space current displays include information and photographs documenting bressay's role in ww1, photographs of bressay's flora and a lovely 'ben end', a 1950's living room – bressay style bressay heritage. David stevenson initially maintained that building a lighthouse in shetland waters was impossible, too dangerous and too expensive, and that any ship's captain who took this route was mad the shore station was purchased by the shetland amenity trust in 1995 and has been converted into a marine heritage centre.