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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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
    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
    Bay of Quendale
    Bay of Quendale

    Scotland, UK

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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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  • West Sandwick
    West Sandwick

    Scotland, UK

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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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  • Fort Charlotte © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Fort Charlotte (HS)

    Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0JN

    An artillery fort, it was built in 1665 to protect the Sound of Bressay from the Dutch, but taken by them and burned…

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

    Scalloway, Mainland, Shetland, ZE1 0TR

    A mansion built in 1600 by Patrick Stewart, Earl of Orkney, who was notorious for his cruelty.

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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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  • 1 Broch of Mousa (HS) Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2
    2 Fair Isle North Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    3 Unst Boat Haven Haroldswick, Shetland, ZE2 9ED
    4 Lerwick Brewery North Road, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0NA
    5 Clickimin Broch (HS) Lerwick, Shetland, ZE2
    6 Bressay Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    7 Shetland Crofthouse Museum Boddam, Dunrossness, Shetland, ZE2 9JG 2 stars
    8 Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement (HS) Virkie, Mainland, Shetland, ZE3 9JN 4 stars
    9 Bay of Quendale Scotland, UK
    10 Fair Isle South Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    11 West Sandwick Scotland, UK
    12 Eshaness Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    13 Fort Charlotte (HS) Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0JN
    14 Scalloway Castle (HS) Scalloway, Mainland, Shetland, ZE1 0TR
    15 Foords Chocolates & Cafe Haroldswick, Unst, Shetland, ZE2 9TJ

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