Welcome to Britain's
- though far from
An adventure getting
sometimes hard to leave,
but always an
In reality virtually unforgettable!
Fair Isle Area
Bright today with wintry showers becoming lighter and more isolated during the afternoon. Moderate or fresh W’ly winds. A period of rain and hill snow will spread down from the northwest this evening clearing to showers overnight as strengthening winds turn NW to N’ly.
Friday bright with scattered showers, mainly of rain at first, but turning wintry later. Fresh to strong NW’ly winds, perhaps easing for a time over Shetland, turning N’ly.
Colder on Saturday with showers turning to snow as N’ly gales develop. Cold on Sunday with frequent snow showers, giving moderate or heavy falls in places, with lying snow drifting in bitter, strong to gale force N’ly winds.
Cold on Monday and Tuesday with strong N to NW’ly winds and wintry showers. Winds then easing with rest of the week perhaps mainly cold and bright with scattered wintry showers, mostly moderate or light N’ly winds and overnight frosts.
However, by the weekend possibly less cold and more unsettled with rain or showers and strong SW to W’ly winds.
Sea State next 3-days:
Rough to very rough, perhaps high in the west later.
'A Time to Keep'
Songs by Lise Sinclair based on the short stories by George Mackay Brown
A Life to Remember
Isle: through the seasons'
This new book about the island now
Have a look at the website for more details.
| Fair Isle Primary School
Royal British Legion Scotland
Primary Schools War Memorial Competition
FLIGHTS TO FAIR ISLE
For enquiries/bookings phone
Tingwall Tel: 01595 840246
THE NEW FAIR ISLE BIRD
download the large file (3.5MB)
or the smaller (0.5MB) pdf
Panoramic views of Fair
South Harbour, South Lighthouse and southern crofts from
From the North Haven pier
From the North Haven pier
‘STANDING INTO DANGER –
SHIPWRECKS OF FAIR ISLE’
by local author Anne Sinclair.
and very readable booklet
has recently been
published and copies are
now available for sale on Fair Isle and also by
(Price £7.95 plus
P&P per copy.)
Please click here for further details.
Evening light - South Lighthouse
and Sheep Rock
A brief glimpse
around the Isle
Looking E to Sheep Rock
Looking NNE to Ward Hill
The real ‘Fair Isle’ knitwear
‘Exclusively Fair Isle’
‘Fair Isle Made in Fair Isle’
Hollie Shaw and Catriona Thomson
‘Fair Isle Knitwear’
‘The Fair Isle Textile Workshop’
Traditional, modern and contemporary FairIsle knitwear & soft furnishings.
Fair Isle Marine
Environment & Tourism Initiative.
FIMETI's website now contains lots more background information, news, events and photographs, including all the latest MPA news and updates in FIMETI’s annual newsletter Making Waves
The latest newsletter
no 11, April 2014
has now been published and is available on-line via the above link.
Fair Isle's 'local newspaper'
After 35 years of continuous publication subscribers can now
received their copy via e-mail or
downloaded it from
the FIT website.
As an example
here is Vol
(This one is quite a large download at
7MB, most are between 0.5-1.5MB
Good Shepherd IV, N Haven
Cruise ship at anchor -