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Ferncliff House, viewed from Bluemull Sound
Gutcher is located in Shetland
 Gutcher shown within Shetland
OS grid reference HU548991
Civil parish Yell
Council area Shetland
Lieutenancy area Shetland
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SHETLAND
Postcode district ZE2
Dialling code 01957
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Orkney and Shetland
Scottish Parliament Shetland
List of places

Coordinates: 60°40′16″N 0°59′53″W / 60.671°N 0.998°W / 60.671; -0.998

Gutcher is a settlement on the northeast coast of Yell in the Shetland islands. From here, rollon/roll off ferry services to Belmont on Unst and Hamars Ness on Fetlar operate. The settlement has a harbour, and a former post office which, in 2012, reopened as a Bed and Breakfast. There is a café/shop, (the Gutcher Goose Cafe) that reopened in May 2016.

The former post office, once subjected to aerial attack.

During World War II, the Luftwaffe bombed the post office at Gutcher in an attempt to disrupt the communications system.[1]


  1. ^ Penrith, James & Deborah (2007) Orkney & Shetland (part of The Scottish Islands series). Richmond. Crimson Publishing.

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