Billister

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Shetland Settlements
Name: Billister
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UK Grid Reference: HU480601
Distance from Lerwick by road: 18 miles
Community Council: Nesting & Lunnasting
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Billister is a small settlement on the east side of Lax Firth, a small inlet on the south side of Dury Voe, in the north end of Nesting, on the east side of the Shetland Mainland.

Before the days of the Ro-Ro ferry from Laxo, a ferry operated between Billister and Symbister on Whalsay. The pier at Billister was built by the Zetland County Council in 1956.

Billister Pier. The Whalsay ferry can be seen in the background, heading for Laxo
Stone at head of pier.


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