Wednesday 21 June 2023

Aesthus Cottage, Vidlin, Shetland, Shetland Islands

Experience the Beauty of Shetland at Aesthus Cottage

Are you seeking a picturesque escape on the enchanting Shetland Islands? Look no further than Aesthus Cottage, a charming self-catering accommodation nestled in the idyllic village of Vidlin. Set on a pure working Shetland sheep and beef cattle farm, our cottage offers the perfect base for an unforgettable holiday.

Unforgettable Accommodation.

Step into our cottage and be captivated by its warmth and character. With the capacity to sleep up to 6 people, Aesthus Cottage is an ideal retreat for families and groups of friends. Prepare to be mesmerised by the stunning ocean views that greet you from its windows. From the upstairs rooms, you can even catch glimpses of wild birds nesting in the nearby marshland, while various forms of wildlife, including Shetland ponies, otters, seals, and hares, grace the surrounding area.

We take pride in providing a comfortable and well-equipped haven for our guests. The cottage is tastefully furnished and comes with all the essentials you need for a relaxing stay. From bedding and towels to cutlery and crockery, we have you covered. After a day of sightseeing, unwind in the cosy living room, complete with a TV, DVD player, and electric fire. The kitchen is fully equipped with a range of appliances, allowing you to prepare delicious meals, and a dining room provides the perfect setting for shared meals and quality time together.

The accommodation comprises three inviting bedrooms. On the first floor, you'll find a double en suite with a shower, toilet, and washhand basin, along with two twin rooms. A separate bathroom awaits you, complete with a shower, toilet, wash hand bidet, and basin.

Exploring Shetland's Treasures.

Aesthus Cottage boasts an excellent location, with Lerwick just a short 3-minute drive away. Additionally, a local shop and post office are conveniently situated within 2 miles. Embark on a scenic ferry trip to discover the wonders of Whalsay, Out Skerries, and the captivating northern isles of Shetland. For those preferring to explore by land, a bus service operates six days a week and can be accessed just 1.5 miles from the cottage, offering easy access to Lerwick and its surrounding areas.

During your stay, make sure to visit some of Shetland's remarkable attractions. Immerse yourself in the rich history and cultural heritage at the Shetland Museum & Archives, or marvel at the ancient ruins of the Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement. Discover the fascinating stories of Scalloway Museum or explore the archaeological marvel that is the Broch of Clickimin. Nature enthusiasts will find solace at the Hermaness National Nature Reserve, where breathtaking landscapes and diverse wildlife await.

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