Old Scatness Broch
Old Scatness is an Iron Age archeological site in the South Mainland, near Sumburgh Airport. The site was first unearthed during construction work for airport improvements in the late 70's.
Excavation of the site was started an 1995 by students from the Bradford University. At the heart of the site is the remains of an Iron Age tower or Broch. Recent dating techniques place the construction of the broch at 300BC.
The site is open for visitors from the 1st Sunday in May.