Simmer Dim Rally

The Simmer Dim Bikers Rally takes place around the longest day (21st June) each year.

A highlight of the summer for many, the Simmer Dim Bikers Rally takes place around the longest day (21st June) each year.

Established in 1982 by a group of local motorbike enthusiasts, the rally sees hundreds of visitors make an annual trip to Shetland with their vehicles, to the UK's most northerly bikers rally. The sight of crowds of bikers arriving off the ferry and travelling through the isles to the campsite is a mainstay of the summer.

The rally is of course about bikes, but there's more to it than that: music is central to the activities, as is a beer tent. With silly games, lots of home made food provided by the committee and cooked in local halls, the onus is on socialising and having a good time.

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