Historic Attractions in Shetland Islands
Subcategory: Historic Sites & Monuments
Virkie, Mainland, Shetland, ZE3 9JN
This extraordinarily important site spanning 3000 years is a complex of ancient settlements within a very small area.
Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2
The finest broch in Scotland it has survived for two thousand years virtually intact. Visitors can still climb to the top...
Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland, UK
Steatite or soapstone is soft and easy to carve into bowls. From prehistoric times onwards vessels of various sizes or...
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...
Stanydale, Shetland, ZE2
This amazing building, perhaps the hall of a chieftain, is at the centre of group of smaller houses dating from around...
|1||Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement (HS)||Virkie, Mainland, Shetland, ZE3 9JN|
|2||Broch of Mousa (HS)||Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2|
|3||Catpund Steatite Quarries||Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland, UK|
|4||Clickimin Broch (HS)||Lerwick, Shetland, ZE2|
|5||St Ninian's Isle||Shetland, ZE2|
|6||Stanydale 'Temple' (HS)||Stanydale, Shetland, ZE2|
|7||Ness of Burgi Fort (HS)||Mainland, Shetland, ZE2|
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