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See all 29 Lerwick Tips
  • Explore Clickimin broch

    Lerwick Things to Do

    Brochs are exclusive to Scotland. They date from the Iron Age (roughly 2500 years ago) but their exact function is still the subject of debate. Were they purely defensive structures or were they the houses of the most powerful families? There is debate even about whether they were originally roofed!But they really are most impressive and...

  • The Kveldsro House Hotel

    Lerwick Hotels

    Greenfield Place, Lerwick, ZE1 OAQ, gb

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Take a boat trip.

    Lerwick Things to Do

    There are several boat-trip operators working out of Lerwick, but I do highly recommend the one I took.The Seabirds-and-Seals boat trip has been running for 20 seasons (mid-May to mid-September, although it can run at other times by arrangement).Dr Jonathan Wills is both boatman and and guide and, even after all those years, his enthusiasm and...


Fair Isle

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  • Fly!!

    Fair Isle Transportation

    There is a little airstrip on Fair Isle and Loganair is flying there 3 times a week (I believe). Do have a look at the website to get the latest information on timetables and fares!

  • Fair Isle Knitwear

    Fair Isle Local Customs

    Whenever you travel north you will find the local knitwear all around. The same holds true for Fair Isle, except for the fact that their knitwear is much finer and has specific patterns - a true art!

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    Fair Isle Off The Beaten Path

    High cliffs that much of the year takes a good beating from the seas surround most of the island. On a good calm day, you can take a dinghy into one of the many caves that the sea has dug out of the cliffs. I was lucky to have good weather and experience this.


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