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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…

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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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.

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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Broch of Mousa (HS)

Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2 9HP

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

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...

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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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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Stanydale 'Temple' (HS)

Stanydale, Shetland, Scotland, UK

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

Bay of Quendale

Scotland, UK

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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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...

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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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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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

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...

1 Hermaness National Nature Reserve(SNH) Baltasound, Unst, Shetland, Scotland, UK
2 Unst Heritage Centre Haroldswick, Shetland, ZE2 9ED 3 stars
3 Ness of Burgi Fort (HS) Mainland, Shetland, Scotland, UK
4 Lerwick Brewery North Road, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0NA
5 Broch of Mousa (HS) Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2 9HP
6 Fair Isle South Lighthouse Scotland, UK
7 Fair Isle Bird Observatory Fair Isle, Shetland, ZE2 9JU
8 Shetland Crofthouse Museum Boddam, Dunrossness, Shetland, ZE2 9JG 2 stars
9 Stanydale 'Temple' (HS) Stanydale, Shetland, Scotland, UK
10 Bay of Quendale Scotland, UK
11 Shetland Museum and Archives Lerwick, ZE1 0WP
12 Muckle Flugga Lighthouse Scotland, UK
13 Quendale Watermill Dunrossness, Shetland, ZE2 9JD 3 stars
14 Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement (HS) Virkie, Mainland, Shetland, ZE3 9JN 4 stars
15 Sumburgh Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK

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