Aith to Walls Day Trip

Dates & Availability

Embarkation Location
Aith, Shetland
Disembarkation Location
Walls, Shetland
Start Date
Sunday, 19 May 2024
End Date
Sunday, 19 May 2024
Days Sailing
Est. Nautical Miles
£90 adult / £70 12-17 yrs / £50 under 12
£250 per family group (2 adults, 2 U18)

Join us on a cruising adventure as we sail from the village of Aith, round the west coast to Walls.

Boarding the Swan at 9.30am in the village of Aith, your day will begin with a comprehensive safety briefing including how to work the lines on deck and set the sails. We will then cast the lines and head out to take in the scenery of Shetland’s west coast. Our exact route will be decided on the day, to make the best use of the weather, wind, and our incredible wildlife and scenery.

Passing by Papa Stour we’ll have the chance to see the cliffs and, depending on the weather and sea conditions, may have a chance to see some of the sea caves.

We will enjoy a well-earned lunch at anchor before making our way to the picturesque village of Walls, taking in more of Shetland’s spectacular coastline along the way. You should disembark in Walls around 5.30pm.

You will be well entertained during your trip by taking an active role in sailing the Swan, including hauling on ropes, taking a turn on the helm, and keeping a lookout, as well as spotting all the wildlife on offer.

Included in voyage

  • Sailing instruction
  • Lunch, tea, coffee and biscuits
  • Life jacket and safety line
  • There are basic waterproofs onboard, however you may feel more comfortable in your own wet weather gear

To book please contact us or e-mail

Please ensure you wear sensible footwear, with good grips, and warm clothing, and don't forget your binoculars and camera to catch all the wildlife on offer.

Main image by Paul Tompkins, courtesy of VisitScotland. (Walls coastline)

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