Historic Attractions in Shetland Islands
Lit in 1929, this was the last manned lighthouse designed by a Stevenson for the Northern Lighthouse Board. It was built...
Britain’s most northerly lighthouse was built in 1858 on the highest of a series of offshore skerries. Designed by David...
Built in 1821 at the top of this 91m (300ft) high headland, this was Shetlands first lighthouse. It was also the site of...
First lit in 1892 this lighthouse was machine gunned and bombed by German aircraft on two occasions in 1941, the outhouses...
Built in 1892 this was the most dangerous lighthouse to be stationed at during the Second World War. It was bombed by...
Dunrossness, Shetland, ZE2 9JD
This beautifully restored mill with its overshot wheel, is in full working order. There are regular guided tours of the...
Conspicuous on the approach to Lerwick from the south, this lighthouse was completed in 1858 and can be reached by road...
Virkie, Mainland, Shetland, ZE3 9JN
This extraordinarily important site spanning 3000 years is a complex of ancient settlements within a very small area.
Unst, Shetland, Scotland, UK
Medieval church dating from 12th until 1785. Inside are tombstones of two Dutch merchants from Bremen. The stone for...
Scalloway, Mainland, Shetland, ZE1 0TR
This substantial castle was built in 1600 by the notorious Patrick Stewart, Earl of Orkney and Shetland. He did not long...
Lerwick, Shetland, ZE2
A good example of a broch tower with associated secondary buildings of Iron Age date.
During excavations here in the 1950's of a medieval church and pre-Christian settlement, an amazing hoard of Pictish...
Tingwall, Shetland, ZE1 0AQ
This church, built in 1788-1790, replaced a medieval 'steeple-kirk' with a round tower some 20m high, similar to that of...
One of Scotland’s most modern lighthouses, it was built in 1986 because of the increase in oil tanker traffic using the...
|1||Eshaness Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|2||Muckle Flugga Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|3||Sumburgh Head Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|4||Fair Isle North Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|5||Fair Isle South Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|6||Quendale Watermill||Dunrossness, Shetland, ZE2 9JD|
|7||Bressay Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|8||Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement (HS)||Virkie, Mainland, Shetland, ZE3 9JN|
|9||St Olaf's Church||Unst, Shetland, Scotland, UK|
|10||Scalloway Castle (HS)||Scalloway, Mainland, Shetland, ZE1 0TR|
|11||Clickimin Broch (HS)||Lerwick, Shetland, ZE2|
|12||St Ninian's Isle||Shetland, ZE2|
|13||St Magnus (Shetland)||Tingwall, Shetland, ZE1 0AQ|
|14||Foula Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|15||Out Skerries Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
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