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Cunningsburgh History Group

Cunningsburgh History Group

Founded in 2003 the Cunningsburgh History Group is very active in the community. Current projects include updating their website and Facebook page and interprepation of the Oceanic lifeboat.

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George Waterston Memorial Museum

George Waterson, the former Scottish Director of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, had a massive influence on Fair Isle. He bought the island and co-founded the Bird Observatory in 1948, giving the isle's economy a much needed boost.

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Hoswick Visitor Centre

Hoswick Visitor Centre

The Centre includes weaving machinery, local items and an interpretation of the Hoswick Whale case. The Café provides delicious home bakes and light lunches all made to order as well as space to display items collected and preserved.

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Quendale Water Mill

Quendale Water Mill

The Mill was originally built in 1867. Its primary purpose was to handle the estate grain. The Mill has been restored to its former glory and is operated by the South Mainland History Group.

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Sandwick History Group

Sandwick History Group

Located at the Hoswick Visitor Centre, this history group works alongside the Sandwick, Social and Economic Development Company. Meetings are held usually on the last Thursday of each month except July & August.

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Sandsayre Interpretative Centre and Pier

Sandsayre Interpretative Centre and Pier

The Interpretative Centre has on display the former “flit-boat” used to transport livestock and materials to the Isle of Mousa. Interpretative panels describe the flora, fauna and local history of the area.

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