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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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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 2 stars
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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  • 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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  • Clickimin Broch © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Clickimin Broch (HS)

    Lerwick, Shetland, ZE2

    A good example of a broch tower with associated secondary buildings of Iron-Age date.

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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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  • Sand of Sand
    Sand of Sand

    Scotland, UK

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  • Muness Castle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Muness Castle (HS)

    Unst, Shetland, Scotland, UK

    A late 16th century tower house with circular towers. The northernmost castle in the British Isles.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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    • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars
    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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  • Stanydale 'Temple' (HS)
    Stanydale 'Temple' (HS)

    Stanydale, Shetland, ZE2

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

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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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  • Bay of Quendale
    Bay of Quendale

    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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  • 1 Shetland Crofthouse Museum Boddam, Dunrossness, Shetland, ZE2 9JG 2 stars
    2 Eshaness Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    3 Ness of Burgi Fort (HS) Mainland, Shetland, ZE2
    4 Clickimin Broch (HS) Lerwick, Shetland, ZE2
    5 Muckle Flugga Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    6 Sand of Sand Scotland, UK
    7 Muness Castle (HS) Unst, Shetland, Scotland, UK
    8 Hermaness National Nature Reserve(SNH) Baltasound, Unst, Shetland, Scotland, UK
    9 Broch of Mousa (HS) Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2
    10 Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement (HS) Virkie, Mainland, Shetland, ZE3 9JN 4 stars
    11 Fair Isle South Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    12 Stanydale 'Temple' (HS) Stanydale, Shetland, ZE2
    13 Foords Chocolates & Cafe Haroldswick, Unst, Shetland, ZE2 9TJ
    14 Bay of Quendale Scotland, UK
    15 Lerwick Brewery North Road, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0NA

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