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 and mainly dry today. Light to moderate E’ly winds over Shetland, fresh over Orkney. Mainly dry tonight, but Orkney becoming cloudier overnight. Moderate to fresh SE’ly winds.
A mainly dry, bright start for Shetland on Friday. A cloudy day for Orkney with some patchy rain at times and fresh SE’ly winds. Shetland clouding over later as SE’ly winds freshen with outbreaks of rain overnight as winds strengthen.
Wet and windy on Saturday morning with chance of SE’ly gales, then drier and brighter with strong but milder S'ly winds. Bright with showers on Sunday, some perhaps heavy. Fresh to strong S’ly winds veering SW'ly.
Bright on Monday with showers. Clouding over later as S to SW’ly winds strengthen with rain overnight. Then remainder of the week and following weekend are expected to be changeable and at times unsettled. Spells of rain are likely to be separated by brighter and showery interludes. It is likely to be windy at times with the risk of gales. Winds mainly between S and W’ly in direction.
Sea State Next Three Days
Mostly moderate becoming moderate to rough.
'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
As I will be away from Fair Isle.
Saturday 4th October
until Monday 3rd November
updates to this page will be infrequent during this period.
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 -