West Voe of Sumburgh

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The West Voe of Sumburgh, (grid reference: HU 395 088), is the most southerly bay on the Shetland Mainland, located between Sumburgh Head, and the point of Scat Ness.

On the west side of the voe is the settlement of Scatness, while on the east side is the famous Jarlshof archaeological site.

Across the opening of the voe, past Sumburgh Head, is the tidal stream known as the Sumburgh Roost.


Coordinates: 59°52′0″N 1°17′45″W / 59.86667°N 1.29583°W / 59.86667; -1.29583