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Muckle Flugga Lighthouse © Copyright Ian Cowe
Muckle Flugga Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

Britain’s most northerly lighthouse was built in 1858 on the highest of a series of offshore skerries. Designed by David...

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  • Bay of Quendale
    Bay of Quendale

    Scotland, UK

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  • Unst Boat Haven
    Unst Boat Haven

    Haroldswick, Shetland, ZE2 9ED

    A unique collection of traditional small Shetland fishing and sailing boats.

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  • Bressay Lighthouse © Copyright Ian Cowe
    Bressay Lighthouse

    Scotland, UK

    Conspicuous on the approach to Lerwick from the south, this lighthouse was completed in 1858 and can be reached by road from...

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  • Fair Isle South © Copyright Ian Cowe
    Fair Isle South Lighthouse

    Scotland, UK

    Built in 1892 this was the most dangerous lighthouse to be stationed at during the Second World War. It was bombed by German...

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  • Stanydale 'Temple' (HS)
    Stanydale 'Temple' (HS)

    Stanydale, Shetland, ZE2

    A Neolithic hall, heel-shaped externally, and containing a large oval chamber.

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  • Hamma Voe
    Hamma Voe

    Scotland, UK

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  • Unst Heritage Centre
    Unst Heritage Centre

    Haroldswick, Shetland, ZE2 9ED

    The centre tells the story of Unst with exhibitions on crofting, fishing and geology. There are good displays of spinning…

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    • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars
    Tresta
    Tresta

    Scotland, UK

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  • Lerwick Brewery
    Lerwick Brewery

    North Road, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0NA

    Welcome to Lerwick Brewing Company – Craft brewing from the edge of the North Atlantic

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  • Eshaness Lighthouse © Copyright Ian Cowe
    Eshaness Lighthouse

    Scotland, UK

    Lit in 1929, this was the last manned lighthouse designed by a Stevenson for the Northern Lighthouse Board. It was built of...

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  • St Ninian's Bay - Shetland
    St Ninian's Bay - Shetland

    St Ninian's Bay, Scotland, UK

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  • Broch of Mousa © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Broch of Mousa (HS)

    Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2

    The finest broch in Scotland it has survived for two thousand years virtually intact. Visitors can still climb to the top…

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  • Clickimin Broch © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Clickimin Broch (HS)

    Lerwick, Shetland, ZE2

    A good example of a broch tower with associated secondary buildings of Iron-Age date.

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  • Ness of Burgi Fort © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Ness of Burgi Fort (HS)

    Mainland, Shetland, ZE2

    A defensive stone-built blockhouse, probably of Iron-Age date, with some features resembling a broch.

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  • 1 Muckle Flugga Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    2 Bay of Quendale Scotland, UK
    3 Unst Boat Haven Haroldswick, Shetland, ZE2 9ED
    4 Bressay Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    5 Fair Isle South Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    6 Stanydale 'Temple' (HS) Stanydale, Shetland, ZE2
    7 Hamma Voe Scotland, UK
    8 Unst Heritage Centre Haroldswick, Shetland, ZE2 9ED 3 stars
    9 Tresta Scotland, UK
    10 Lerwick Brewery North Road, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0NA
    11 Eshaness Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    12 St Ninian's Bay - Shetland St Ninian's Bay, Scotland, UK
    13 Broch of Mousa (HS) Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2
    14 Clickimin Broch (HS) Lerwick, Shetland, ZE2
    15 Ness of Burgi Fort (HS) Mainland, Shetland, ZE2

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