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

    St Ninian's Bay, Scotland, UK

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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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  • Unst Boat Haven
    Unst Boat Haven

    Haroldswick, Shetland, ZE2 9ED

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

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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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  • Hermaness National Nature Reserve(SNH)
    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…

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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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  • Hamma Voe
    Hamma Voe

    Scotland, UK

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  • Lerwick Brewery
    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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  • Ness of Burgi Fort © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Ness of Burgi Fort (HS)

    Mainland, Shetland, ZE2

    A defensive stone-built blockhouse, probably of Iron-Age date, with some features resembling a broch.

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  • Fair Isle Bird Observatory
    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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  • Broch of Mousa © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Broch of Mousa (HS)

    Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2

    The finest broch in Scotland it has survived for two thousand years virtually intact. Visitors can still climb to the top…

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  • Foords Chocolates & Cafe
    Foords Chocolates & Cafe

    Haroldswick, Unst, Shetland, ZE2 9TJ

    Foords Chocolates, makers of luxury hand made chocolates.

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  • Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.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.

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    1 Muckle Flugga Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    2 St Ninian's Bay - Shetland St Ninian's Bay, Scotland, UK
    3 Shetland Museum and Archives Lerwick, ZE1 0WP
    4 Unst Boat Haven Haroldswick, Shetland, ZE2 9ED
    5 Bressay Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    6 West Sandwick Scotland, UK
    7 Hermaness National Nature Reserve(SNH) Baltasound, Unst, Shetland, Scotland, UK
    8 Fair Isle North Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    9 Hamma Voe Scotland, UK
    10 Lerwick Brewery North Road, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0NA
    11 Ness of Burgi Fort (HS) Mainland, Shetland, ZE2
    12 Fair Isle Bird Observatory Fair Isle, Shetland, ZE2 9JU
    13 Broch of Mousa (HS) Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2
    14 Foords Chocolates & Cafe Haroldswick, Unst, Shetland, ZE2 9TJ
    15 Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement (HS) Virkie, Mainland, Shetland, ZE3 9JN 4 stars

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