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Historic Scotland Explorer Pass
"Choose from two different passes to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the Scottish heritage attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Select the 3-day pass to be used on any three days in a period of five consecutive days from first use or the 7-day pass to be used on any 7 days in a period of 14 consecutive days from first use. When you redeem your voucher for your Historic Scotland Explorer Pass you’ll also receive a pack showing the locations of the sites with a souvenir ‘passport’ book; simply ask each site to stamp the book on admission for a memento of your time in Scotland.Both passes include entry to a staggering 78 attractions all from the Orkney Islands in the north to Dumfries and Galloway in the south. Learn about ancient Scottish clans at sites like Skara Brae Prehistoric Village and discover majestic fortifications and towering turrets at some of Scotland’s finest castles. Scotland’s two top dogs – Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle – are both included in the pass
From GBP30.00
 
Historic Scotland Explorer Pass
"Choose from two different passes to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the Scottish heritage attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Select the 3-day pass to be used on any three days in a period of five consecutive days from first use or the 7-day pass to be used on any 7 days in a period of 14 consecutive days from first use. When you redeem your voucher for your Historic Scotland Explorer Pass you’ll also receive a pack showing the locations of the sites with a souvenir ‘passport’ book; simply ask each site to stamp the book on admission for a memento of your time in Scotland.Both passes include entry to a staggering 78 attractions all from the Orkney Islands in the north to Dumfries and Galloway in the south. Learn about ancient Scottish clans at sites like Skara Brae Prehistoric Village and discover majestic fortifications and towering turrets at some of Scotland’s finest castles. Scotland’s two top dogs – Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle – are both included in the pass
From GBP30.00
 
Historic Scotland Explorer Pass
"Choose from two different passes to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the Scottish heritage attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Select the 3-day pass to be used on any three days in a period of five consecutive days from first use or the 7-day pass to be used on any 7 days in a period of 14 consecutive days from first use. When you redeem your voucher for your Historic Scotland Explorer Pass you’ll also receive a pack showing the locations of the sites with a souvenir ‘passport’ book; simply ask each site to stamp the book on admission for a memento of your time in Scotland.Both passes include entry to a staggering 78 attractions all from the Orkney Islands in the north to Dumfries and Galloway in the south. Learn about ancient Scottish clans at sites like Skara Brae Prehistoric Village and discover majestic fortifications and towering turrets at some of Scotland’s finest castles. Scotland’s two top dogs – Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle – are both included in the pass
From GBP30.00

More Things to Do in Fair Isle

Stewart Thompson Jr Straw Chairs

Stewart Johnson Jr, part of the amazingly musical Thompson Family, has been making straw-backed chairs for many years. Unfortunately he has developed severe arthritis in his hands and is no longer...
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kathymof
Mar 18, 2006

World War II German fighter remains

There are the remains of a German fighter plane that went down in World War II, also sourtheast along the road from the Bird Observatory to the Post Office. The pilot survived and apparently visited...
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kathymof
Mar 18, 2006

Visit the watermill remains neat FIBO

There is a series of old watermills (remains) that are along a creek between the Bird Observatory and the main settlement area of the island. The water moved from one mill to the next. You can still...
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kathymof
Mar 18, 2006

Little discoveries

It is not always the big things, the obvious ones, but rather the hidden beauties that are more delightful than anything else!While exploring the cliffs and chasms of Fair Isle we came across this...
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tini58de
Jun 30, 2005

Enjoy the cliffs

The cliffs of Fair Isle rise up to 100 m and at some places even 200 m above sea level. If you get a chance, do try to take a boat tour around the islands, because those bird cliffs and chasms are...
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tini58de
Jun 30, 2005

Watch out for wildlife!

It is not only birds that can be observed on Fair Isle, but also other wildlife.When we visited in early June, we saw a couple of seals around the island and the kids told me that there is always a...
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tini58de
Jun 30, 2005
 
 
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Birdwatching

Fair Isle is best known for its variety of birds, so it is a paradise for birdwatchers! They have a bird observatory right there on the island which offers tours and very good information.I must admit...
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tini58de
Jun 30, 2005

Lighthouses on Fair Isle

South Lighthouse is one of the famous Stevenson Lighthouses that are found throughout Scotland. It was strafed and bombed during WWII and you can still see bullet holes. The light was knocked out but...
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kathymof
Nov 28, 2004

Musical Events

Go to any musical event or party (they are just about the same thing here) and enjoy the multi-talented islanders. The Thompson Family (father, children and grand children) entertained at The Fair...
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kathymof
Nov 27, 2004

Arctic Terns

You can go out birding with the Warden. He takes a very high quality scope with him. Here he is holding two artcic tern chicks - one born that day and one born the previous day. The smile on his face...
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kathymof
Nov 27, 2004

Bonxies or Great Skuas

Another thing you can do is join the Ranger in a sweep of the Bonxie nests to identify newly hatched chicks which are then weighed, mearsured and ringed on the spot. The parents do not like this at...
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kathymof
Nov 27, 2004

Bird Trap Rounds

If you are up for it you can join the Ranger for an early morning check of the bird traps - don't worry, the birds are not injured. But you do have to get up early - about 6 AM. It is very interesting...
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kathymof
Nov 27, 2004

Fair Isle Cemetery

Cemeteries can give you some idea of the life that was led by the locals. This is an interesting cemetery as you can see how devastated WWI left the island as several men went off to war and lost...
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kathymof
Nov 27, 2004

The Birds...

Fair Isle is a bird paradise: not only sea birds like gulls, fulmar, terns, puffins, shags, cormorants and the like, but also migratory birds who take a rest there on their trip south from...
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LHOON
Apr 21, 2003

Top 5 Fair Isle Writers

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kathymof

"Fair Isle - More than a Knit Pattern"
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tini58de

"Fair Isle - Britain's most remote inhabited island"
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LHOON

"Fair Isle"
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daarth

"Fair Isle"
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angiebabe

"wow i flew to Fair Isle!"
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