Welcome to Saxa Vord

Saxa Vord is the UK's most northerly resort, situated in the wild and beautiful Shetland Islands. Here you will find Saxa Vord draws together likeminded people from all walks of life and from all corners of the Globe to enjoy some of Europe’s most iconic natural & cultural heritage.

Saxa Vord's size, shape and composition, together with its location on Unst, one of the North Atlantic's most fascinating and diverse islands, makes it ideally suited to its new role as the centre for natural and cultural heritage in Scotland.

We offer a choice of warm, bright, comfortable & welcoming self catering holiday houses and hostel rooms, with the option of eating and relaxing in the restaurant and lounge bar.

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Self-Catering

Shetland Self Catering Holiday Houses at Nordabrake

Houses are generally let on a weekly basis. However, they may also be rented from as little as 2 nights if your stay on Unst is shorter. The house sleeps 5 adults.

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Hostel

Saxa Vord's Sergeants' Mess Hostel is much more than a hostel.

Looking for a Shetland hostel? Saxa Vord's Sergeants' Mess Hostel is much more than a hostel - indeed it is more akin to a university hall of residence in style.

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Saxa Vord is the UK's most northerly resort, situated in the wild and beautiful Shetland Islands.
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Food & Drink

The Saxa Vord restaurant is well known for delivering delicious delights at the most northerly restaurant in the UK. We provide friendly service and meals for all the family. During the summer we also have a cafe offering teas and coffees as well as hot and cold lunch meals.

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The Distillery

Emerging from this remote community is the Saxa Vord Distillery, the most northerly in the UK, started by four people sharing a passion for producing top quality products in local communities. Shetland Reel Gin is distilled exclusively in Unst, Shetland.

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