Sandwick Social and Economic Development

A community providing vital facilities for visitors and locals.

Developing community and visitor services in Sandwick

The Sandwick community in Shetland has delivered a variety of projects which allow locals and tourists alike to share in the culture and heritage of their area.

They've converted a former weaving shed to a cafe, their visitor centre is a hub for all, and it's a great place for crafts and knitwear.

Case Studies

Find out who else we've helped and how they've benefited from our support.

Visit Unst

An island wide approach - community at the heart of tourism

West Harris Trust

The West Harris Trust were the first community company to purchase its crofting estate from the Scottish Government in 2010. Read more about their journey here.


Soirbheas, a registered charity, work to strengthen and support the communities of Glen Urquhart and Strathglass, through revenues from local renewable energy schemes.

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