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Laxo, Shetland Islands

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Laxo, Shetland Islands

Laxo is a small settlement at the end of Laxo Voe in Vidlin, Shetland. A ferry from the Mainland to Symbister in Whalsay operates from the nearby Laxo Ferry Terminal and is operated by the Shetland Islands Council. North of Laxo is the Hill of Laxowater and a 1 km long loch called Laxo Water which is an excellent trout fishing location. Laxo House, a distinctive white house with black corner stones, used to be the water bailiff's house.
Administrative CountyShetland Islands
Traditional CountyShetland
OS GridHU4463
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland

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