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Broch of Mousa (HS)

Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2 9HP

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

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…

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

St Ninian's Bay - Shetland

St Ninian's Bay, Scotland, 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.

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

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.

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

West Sandwick

Scotland, UK

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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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...

Stanydale 'Temple' (HS)

Stanydale, Shetland, Scotland, UK

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

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...

Sand of Sand

Scotland, UK

Clickimin Leisure Complex

Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0PJ

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

Bay of Quendale

Scotland, UK

Seabirds-and-Seals

Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0EL

You're guaranteed amazingly close encounters with wildlife on the 3 hour adventure cruises. Sea Angling Trips and Private…

1 Broch of Mousa (HS) Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2 9HP
2 Unst Heritage Centre Haroldswick, Shetland, ZE2 9ED 3 stars
3 St Ninian's Bay - Shetland St Ninian's Bay, Scotland, UK
4 Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement (HS) Virkie, Mainland, Shetland, ZE3 9JN 4 stars
5 Ness of Burgi Fort (HS) Mainland, Shetland, Scotland, UK
6 Shetland Crofthouse Museum Boddam, Dunrossness, Shetland, ZE2 9JG 2 stars
7 West Sandwick Scotland, UK
8 Fair Isle Bird Observatory Fair Isle, Shetland, ZE2 9JU
9 Fair Isle North Lighthouse Scotland, UK
10 Stanydale 'Temple' (HS) Stanydale, Shetland, Scotland, UK
11 Sumburgh Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
12 Sand of Sand Scotland, UK
13 Clickimin Leisure Complex Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0PJ
14 Bay of Quendale Scotland, UK
15 Seabirds-and-Seals Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0EL

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