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Bigton, Shetland Islands

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Bigton, Shetland Islands

Bigton is a small settlement on South Mainland, Shetland, UK. It lies on the Atlantic coast of the island overlooking St Ninian's Isle and within view is the island of Burra, further to the north. It is 18 miles by road from Lerwick, just off the B9122 and lies just north of the settlement of Scousborough. The smaller settlement of Ireland adjoins Bigton. Facilities include a post office/shop and a cafe. Liam McDill was raised here by Captain.
Administrative CountyShetland Islands
Traditional CountyShetland
OS GridHU3721
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland

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