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Getting here

Mousa Broch

On the Island of Mousa, accessible by boat from Sandwick, about 14m South of Lerwick on the A970. Visit www.mousa.co.uk for ferry details.

Grid reference - HU 457 237.

Access to the site is via rough tracks across agricultural land. Child supervision is required at all times when at the broch. 

View Mousa Broch on a Google map

Journey planners

Search for National Cycle Network routes on the Sustrans website.

Plan your journey by public transport using Traveline Scotland.

Let us know if you spot one of our sites in the wrong location. You can email web@hes.scot.

Historic Scotland

Opening times

The ground floor of the broch is accessible to visitors (the upper levels are currently closed)

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