Grutness

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Grutness
Grutness from Fair Isle ferry jetty - geograph.org.uk - 335336.jpg
Grutness from the Fair Isle ferry jetty
Grutness is located in Shetland
Grutness
Grutness
Grutness shown within Shetland
OS grid referenceHU403099
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSHETLAND
Postcode districtZE3
Dialling code01950
PoliceScottish
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
59°52′23″N 1°16′44″W / 59.873°N 1.279°W / 59.873; -1.279Coordinates: 59°52′23″N 1°16′44″W / 59.873°N 1.279°W / 59.873; -1.279

Grutness is a small settlement and headland at the southern tip of the main island of the Shetland Islands, Scotland. The settlement is within the parish of Dunrossness.[1] It is located close to Sumburgh Head, and is the terminus of the ferry service between the Shetland Mainland and Fair Isle. It has a pebbly beach and seals, whales and orcas can be seen in the sea nearby.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Details of Parish of Dunrossness". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 2 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Grutness Beach". UK Beach Guide. Retrieved 2016-05-21.

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