(These prices include accommodation and all meals)
- £75 per night for a single room. (£85 if staying one night)
- £70 per person per night for a double/twin room. (£80 if staying one night)
- Generous family discounts available - please ask!
- Special diet premium £25 - one off payment, whatever the length of your stay - see below*
(It is essential to have booked transport to the island before provisional reservations can be confirmed - see our 'Getting Here!' page for more information.)
Please note that we cannot take debit or credit cards. Cash, UK Cheques or Bank Transfers are all acceptable
Accommodation includes -
Choice of breakfast
Packed lunch or light lunch taken at the lighthouse
Full evening meal
Tea, coffee etc
Free access to high speed broadband
A free taxi service on arrival and departure
Vegetarian, vegan, gluten/dairy free or other specialist menus can be provided, just mention your requirements when booking - and please read this next section
*Fair Isle's tiny, remote community lives well of the beaten track and a very long way from its nearest supermarket. Specialist food items have to be ordered - often at a premium. We therefore will add a single payment of £25, irrespective of length of stay, to the bill of guests requiring a specific diet.
Whilst Shetland's world class meat and fish are readily available locally and are comparatively inexpensive, other food items need to be brought in and as a result often cost more than they would on the Mainland.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND BOOKING
- PLEASE READ THIS NEXT BIT!!
Fair Isle is genuinely remote and its rapidly changing weather can unexpectedly affect travel. In addition, due to this remoteness even minor problem affecting the transport schedule can take longer to remedy than might be the case elsewhere.
This means that, even in summer, there is ALWAYS a distinct possible that you might not be able to get on or off the island on the day you expect.
- Travellers with tickets valid for a specific journey should allow for delays.
- Those exploring Shetland should visit Fair Isle early in their holiday
- You may wish to consider travel insurance.
- If you need to get back on time - don't come!
- Don't cram too much into one holiday, allow plenty of leeway.
- Finally, never chance it - always travel with a plan B!!
(Note that The Good Shepherd and Airtask only charge for journeys undertaken and will carry you on their next available service.)
- Mobile (cell phone) reception at the lighthouse is good but only the O2 and Vodaphone networks currently work on Fair Isle - whatever your operator may say!
- You will not be charged for the nights you have been unable to reach Fair Isle due to bad weather but extra nights stayed will be charged at the standard rate
- Dogs are not generally allowed as the lighthouse is in open sheep country
Portrait of the South Lighthouse by Fair Isle artist, the late Stewart Wilson
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On Fair Isle it is now-
Many thanks to Tommy Hindman for the banner photo - for more of his work see www.fairisle.blogspot.com