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Gutcher, Shetland Islands

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Gutcher, Shetland Islands

Gutcher is a settlement on the northeast coast of Yell in the Shetland islands. From here, rollon/roll off ferry services to Belmont on Unst and Hamars Ness on Fetlar operate. The settlement has a harbour, and a post office which doubles as a Bed and Breakfast. There is also a café. During World War II, the Luftwaffe bombed the post office at Gutcher in an attempt to disrupt the communications system.
Administrative CountyShetland Islands
Traditional CountyShetland
OS GridHU5499
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01957

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