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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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  • 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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  • Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement (HS)

    Virkie, Mainland, Shetland, ZE3 9JN

    This extraordinarily important site spanning 3000 years is a complex of ancient settlements within a very small area.

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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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  • Clickimin Leisure Complex
    Clickimin Leisure Complex

    Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0PJ

    Superb sports facility with large main hall, bowls hall, squash courts, swimming pool and recently refurbished fitness…

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  • Tresta
    Tresta

    Scotland, UK

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  • Bay of Quendale
    Bay of Quendale

    Scotland, UK

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  • West Sandwick
    West Sandwick

    Scotland, UK

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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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  • Shetland Crofthouse Museum
    Shetland Crofthouse Museum

    Boddam, Dunrossness, Shetland, ZE2 9JG

    A traditional mid 19th century thatched crofthouse with watermill and outbuildings. House is furnished in style of period…

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    • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 2 stars
    Sumburgh Head Lighthouse © Copyright Ian Cowe
    Sumburgh Head Lighthouse

    Scotland, UK

    Built in 1821 at the top of this 91m (300ft) high headland, this was Shetlands first lighthouse. It was also the site of one...

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  • Fort Charlotte © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Fort Charlotte (HS)

    Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0JN

    An artillery fort, it was built in 1665 to protect the Sound of Bressay from the Dutch, but taken by them and burned…

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

    St Ninian's Bay, Scotland, UK

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

    Scotland, UK

    First lit in 1892 this lighthouse was machine gunned and bombed by German aircraft on two occasions in 1941, the outhouses...

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  • 1 Hermaness National Nature Reserve(SNH) Baltasound, Unst, Shetland, Scotland, UK
    2 Stanydale 'Temple' (HS) Stanydale, Shetland, ZE2
    3 Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement (HS) Virkie, Mainland, Shetland, ZE3 9JN 4 stars
    4 Fair Isle Bird Observatory Fair Isle, Shetland, ZE2 9JU
    5 Clickimin Leisure Complex Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0PJ
    6 Tresta Scotland, UK
    7 Bay of Quendale Scotland, UK
    8 West Sandwick Scotland, UK
    9 Bressay Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    10 Shetland Crofthouse Museum Boddam, Dunrossness, Shetland, ZE2 9JG 2 stars
    11 Sumburgh Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    12 Fort Charlotte (HS) Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0JN
    13 St Ninian's Bay - Shetland St Ninian's Bay, Scotland, UK
    14 Shetland Museum and Archives Lerwick, ZE1 0WP
    15 Fair Isle North Lighthouse Scotland, UK

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