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Brekka Lodge Blog


When guests arrive at our self catering accommodation we are often asked about us...so here’s a little insight.

We are George and Sheila Keith. We designed and built Brekka Lodge as accommodation for a family member but due to a change in their plans we opened Brekka Lodge up to our first guests in August 2009.

George is a qualified refrigeration/air conditioning engineer but works as an engineer with the local occupational therapy team. Sheila works for the Shetland Fishermen’s Association after working in economic development for 15 years. We are both Shetlanders, returning to the islands after studying on the mainland (a very good move).  

In addition to the 9-5 jobs we help run the family croft with around 100 sheep and 5 native Shetland cows (hopefully soon to be 9 as 4 are in calf).  

We have busy lives but really enjoy meeting our guests and making recommendations for how to make the most of their trip.

When we get any free time we love nothing better than pulling on our boots and heading over a hill to explore more of the Shetland Islands’ delights. We also enjoy travelling the world when we can get the chance. We are also active members in our local church.

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We are delighted to win the Traveller's Choice Award for 2020 which replaces the Certificate of Excellence awards we won in 2019 and 2018. . To read more from our happy customers or to share your Brekka Lodge experience, please visit our TripAdvisor page.

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