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

    Mainland, Shetland, Scotland, UK

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

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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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  • Clickimin Leisure Complex
    Clickimin Leisure Complex

    Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0PJ

    Superb sports facility with large main hall, bowls hall, squash courts & swimming pool.

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  • Muness Castle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Muness Castle (HS)

    Unst, Shetland, Scotland, UK

    A late 16th century tower house with circular towers. The northernmost castle in the British Isles.

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

    St Ninian's Bay, Scotland, UK

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  • Sand of Sand
    Sand of Sand

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

    Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2 9HP

    The finest broch in Scotland it has survived for two thousand years virtually intact.

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  • Fair Isle Bird Observatory
    Fair Isle Bird Observatory

    Fair Isle, Shetland, ZE2 9JU

    This jewel of an island, mid-way between Orkney and Shetland, is the most famous site for migrant birds in Britain. Also…

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  • Shetland Distillery Company
    Shetland Distillery Company

    Haroldswick, Unst, Shetland, ZE2 9EF

    Producing small batch gins and whisky - distilled and bottled in the UK's most northerly island of Unst in Shetland.

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  • Shetland Museum and Archives
    Shetland Museum and Archives

    Lerwick, ZE1 0WP

    Shetland Museum and Archives is a 5 Star Visitor Attraction based in Lerwick. Open all year round for a great family day out.

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  • Above & Underwater Shetland
    Above & Underwater Shetland

    Lerwick, ZE1 9BB

    From seabirds to sea urchins, cliffs to caves, grey seals to purple starfish -- get the best of both worlds, ABOVE and BELOW...

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

    Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland, UK

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

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  • Hermaness National Nature Reserve(SNH)
    Hermaness National Nature Reserve(SNH)

    Baltasound, Unst, Shetland, Scotland, UK

    This splendid reserve overlooking Muckle Flugga, Britain's most northerly point, is a haven for over 100,000 seabirds…

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  • 1 Fair Isle South Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    2 Ness of Burgi Fort (HS) Mainland, Shetland, Scotland, UK
    3 Bressay Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    4 Clickimin Leisure Complex Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0PJ
    5 Muness Castle (HS) Unst, Shetland, Scotland, UK
    6 St Ninian's Bay - Shetland St Ninian's Bay, Scotland, UK
    7 Sand of Sand Scotland, UK
    8 Unst Boat Haven Haroldswick, Shetland, ZE2 9ED
    9 Broch of Mousa (HS) Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2 9HP
    10 Fair Isle Bird Observatory Fair Isle, Shetland, ZE2 9JU
    11 Shetland Distillery Company Haroldswick, Unst, Shetland, ZE2 9EF
    12 Shetland Museum and Archives Lerwick, ZE1 0WP
    13 Above & Underwater Shetland Lerwick, ZE1 9BB
    14 Clickimin Broch (HS) Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland, UK
    15 Hermaness National Nature Reserve(SNH) Baltasound, Unst, Shetland, Scotland, UK

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