The Shetland Textile Museum's custodian, Brita, has another life outwith the Böd - she spends the winter at home in Sweden, above the Arctic Circle.
Built in 1780, this is the only böd in Shetland which has been renovated to its historical state.
Shetland, Scotland, Bod, textiles, wool, Knitting, weaving, jumpers, Fair Isle, lace, fine lace
The museum runs a range of events, talks, demonstrations and courses in textiles and related topics.
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“I don’t suppose you have much to do in the winter, once the Böd shuts down after Wool Week.” We often hear this sentiment expressed, and smile wryly………
We are open
The entrance fee is £3. A season ticket which gives unlimited access to the Museum for the season costs £5.How to get to the Museum