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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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  • 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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  • Tresta
    Tresta

    Scotland, UK

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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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    Bay of Quendale
    Bay of Quendale

    Scotland, UK

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  • Sand of Sand
    Sand of Sand

    Scotland, UK

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

    St Ninian's Bay, Scotland, UK

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  • 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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  • 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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  • West Sandwick
    West Sandwick

    Scotland, UK

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  • Quendale Watermill
    Quendale Watermill

    Dunrossness, Shetland, ZE2 9JD

    This beautifully restored mill with its overshot wheel, is in full working order. There are regular guided tours of the…

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    • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 1 Fair Isle South Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    2 Shetland Museum and Archives Lerwick, ZE1 0WP
    3 Tresta Scotland, UK
    4 Shetland Crofthouse Museum Boddam, Dunrossness, Shetland, ZE2 9JG 2 stars
    5 Bay of Quendale Scotland, UK
    6 Sand of Sand Scotland, UK
    7 Fair Isle North Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    8 St Ninian's Bay - Shetland St Ninian's Bay, Scotland, UK
    9 Sumburgh Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    10 Bressay Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    11 West Sandwick Scotland, UK
    12 Quendale Watermill Dunrossness, Shetland, ZE2 9JD 3 stars
    13 Clickimin Leisure Complex Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0PJ
    14 Eshaness Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    15 Muckle Flugga Lighthouse Scotland, UK

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