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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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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...

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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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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Tresta

Scotland, UK

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...

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.

Muness Castle (HS)

Unst, Shetland, Scotland, UK

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

Unst Boat Haven

Haroldswick, Shetland, ZE2 9ED

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

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Scalloway Castle (HS)

Scalloway, Mainland, Shetland, ZE1 0TR

A mansion built in 1600 by Patrick Stewart, Earl of Orkney, who was notorious for his cruelty.

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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…

Clickimin Broch (HS)

Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland, UK

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

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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Easting Beach

Unst, Scotland, 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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1 Unst Heritage Centre Haroldswick, Shetland, ZE2 9ED 3 stars
2 Eshaness Lighthouse Scotland, UK
3 Shetland Museum and Archives Lerwick, ZE1 0WP
4 Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement (HS) Virkie, Mainland, Shetland, ZE3 9JN 4 stars
5 Tresta Scotland, UK
6 Muckle Flugga Lighthouse Scotland, UK
7 Ness of Burgi Fort (HS) Mainland, Shetland, Scotland, UK
8 Muness Castle (HS) Unst, Shetland, Scotland, UK
9 Unst Boat Haven Haroldswick, Shetland, ZE2 9ED
10 Scalloway Castle (HS) Scalloway, Mainland, Shetland, ZE1 0TR
11 Hermaness National Nature Reserve(SNH) Baltasound, Unst, Shetland, Scotland, UK
12 Clickimin Broch (HS) Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland, UK
13 Shetland Distillery Company Haroldswick, Unst, Shetland, ZE2 9EF
14 Easting Beach Unst, Scotland, UK
15 Fort Charlotte (HS) Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0JN

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