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  • Shetland Isles

    http://www.visitshetland.com/There is no way I would take a tent to the Shetland Isles! the weather is unpredictable and you really do not want to spend the night in cold wet conditions, that is what sitting in front of a fire drinking whisky is for!If you get calm clear days, however, it is truly empty and spectacular, the wildlife is amazing and...

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  • Viking heritage

    It is interesting when visiting Shetland to see how much the people value the Viking heritage. It can almost seem as if the Vikings are more celebrated here than in Norway!I was told that many feel a strong bond to Norway and there are even a few that would like to see Orkney and Shetland returned (maybe a little tongue in cheek here hahaha)They...

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  • Puffins

    There are several puffin colonies on Shetland, perhaps the most accessible is the one on Sumburgh Head. There is an RSPB centre in the lighthouse there.

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  • A king...

    In Lerwick, there is a fish and chips shop just below the castle. On the roof of the shop lives a king in the form of a seagull. He is very careful to chase away any other seagulls. We decided to eat our fish and chips up at the castle and started walking. The king also came to the same conclusion, because he also started walking. He walked...

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  • the shetland islands

    Well, what can I say about the Shetlands? Most of the time there was a thick fog so I could not see much, but I did manage to take a bus to the northern island and go to all the places i has planned. They are really gorgeous, and cursed by the foulest weather on Earth. The capital, Lerwik, is small and charming... the surrounding areas nice even if...

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  • Daytrip 4, Lerwick to the Island of Noss

    This trip takes you first to the island of Bressay and then to the natural nature reserve on the Island of Noss. It‘s only suitable for active people, since it involves a fair amount of walking, although mainly on flat surfaces. You start by taking the 8.40 ferry from Lerwick to the island of Bressay just in front of you, 5 minutes away. From this...

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  • Daytrip 3, Lerwick to St Ninian Isle and...

    This is a trip that takes you both to the southern and the the western mainland. It provides you a sort but intense day trip. In the morning, at 9 o‘ clock you can take a bus to Scalloway, which is only 15 minutes away. Scalloway is now a sleepy village but in the past it used to be much more important, as it was the ancient capital of the Shetland...

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  • Daytrip 2, Lerwick to Croft Museum and...

    It‘s a day trip to two different sights located in the southern portion of the Shetlands mainland. The day starts at 9.30 from Lerwick‘s Viking Bus Station, where you take your bus to the village of Robins Brae. From there you walk 1 flat mile along the road to the hamlet of Dunrossness where you can visit the interesting Croft House Museum. A...

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  • Daytrip 1, Lerwick to Mousa Broch, inc....

    Normally you‘ll see the trip to Mousa Broch offered as a guided tour, and rarely they will tell you that you can visit it independently. They might even tell you that you‘ll see more if you take the guided tour, but the truth is that you‘ll cross over to the island where the Broch stands with the same boat as the people of the guided tour. To go to...

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Shetland Hotels

See all 6 Hotels in Shetland
  • The Lerwick Hotel

    15 South Road, Lerwick, ZE1 ORB, gb

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Families

  • Sumburgh Hotel

    Sumburgh Head, Sumburgh, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Solo

  • The Kveldsro House Hotel

    Greenfield Place, Lerwick, ZE1 OAQ, gb

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Queens Hotel

    24 Commercial St, Lerwick, ZE1 0AB, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Families

  • The Shetland Hotel

    Holmsgarth Road, Lerwick, ZE1 OPW, gb

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Families

  • Grand Hotel - Lerwick

    149 Commercial Street, Shetland Isle, Lerwick, ZE1 0AB, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Couples

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