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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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West Sandwick

Scotland, UK

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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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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Stanydale 'Temple' (HS)

Stanydale, Shetland, Scotland, UK

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

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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Easting Beach

Unst, Scotland, UK

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...

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...

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.

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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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...

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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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...

1 Clickimin Broch (HS) Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland, UK
2 Shetland Distillery Company Haroldswick, Unst, Shetland, ZE2 9EF
3 West Sandwick Scotland, UK
4 Lerwick Brewery North Road, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0NA
5 Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement (HS) Virkie, Mainland, Shetland, ZE3 9JN 4 stars
6 Stanydale 'Temple' (HS) Stanydale, Shetland, Scotland, UK
7 Fair Isle Bird Observatory Fair Isle, Shetland, ZE2 9JU
8 Easting Beach Unst, Scotland, UK
9 Bressay Lighthouse Scotland, UK
10 Eshaness Lighthouse Scotland, UK
11 Ness of Burgi Fort (HS) Mainland, Shetland, Scotland, UK
12 Fort Charlotte (HS) Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0JN
13 Sumburgh Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
14 Scalloway Castle (HS) Scalloway, Mainland, Shetland, ZE1 0TR
15 Muckle Flugga Lighthouse Scotland, UK

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