Welcome to Scarvataing Self-Catering

Scarvataing and  Scarvataing Cottage are situated in the village of Aith which is on the west side of Shetland.

Scarvataing Cottage is a purpose built 5 star self catering cottage offering luxury accommodation for up to 4 people 

Scarvataing Cottage 


Scarvataing is a traditional house which provides very comfortable 4 star self catering accommodtion for up to 6 people. 



They both enjoy beautiful uninterrupted sea views and spectacular sunsets

Scarvataing and Scarvataing Cottage are situated in an idyllic location and a perfect base from which to explore the surrounding area and the rest of Shetland.  It is a very relaxing and peaceful place and ideal for hill and coastal walks, bird watching, sea and trout fishing. There is easy access to the sea shore in front of both houses.  It is habitat to many seals, otters, various sea birds and wildlife.  Sorry but strictly No pets and No smoking.

The village of Aith is within a 15 minute walk.  Here you will find the local Co-op shop and Post Office, Leisure Centre with swimming pool and sauna etc.  There is also a church, local charity shop, children's play park and 'Michaelswood' woodland walk.  The waterfall, the 'Burn of Lunklet' is a 20 minute walk from the house. 

A Welcome Pack is provided for you on your arrival, consisting of Shetland produce and home baking. There is a complimentary in-house stock of Fair Trade tea, coffee and sugar, washing up liquid, washing machine powder, kitchen and toilet rolls are provided. Shetland Soap products are provided to treat your skin.

There are boat trips from the Aith Marina that you can book for sea fishing/discovering the seals, birds etc and the beautiful coastline on the west side of Shetland. There are plenty of lochs nearby for trout fishing.

Read unbiased opinions about Scarvataingselfcatering and holidays at TripAdvisor.

Burn of Lunklet - 10 minutes away - Click for larger version
Ensuite king size bedroom in Scarvataing Cottage - Click for larger version
Sunset 2014 - Click for larger version

Next Available Dates

  • 15 Oct - 21 Oct 2022
  • 22 Oct - 28 Oct 2022
  • 29 Oct -  4 Nov 2022
Scarvataing Cottage
  • 1 Jun -  7 Jun 2024
  • 8 Jun - 14 Jun 2024
  • 15 Jun - 21 Jun 2024

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Scarvataing Self-catering, Keldara, Aith, Shetland Scotland ZE2 9NE Tel: 01595 810421 Email:
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