Clickimin Broch is a well-preserved prehistoric tower close to Lerwick on mainland Shetland. The broch was originally built on an island in a small loch and is approached by a Read more [...]
Nearest Things To Do Shetland Islands
Heading to Shetland Islands and looking for something to do or a place to visit. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole Shetland Islands coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Shetland Islands day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Shetland Islands activity.
The Broch of Mousa is a preserved prehistoric building on the island of Mousa in the Shetland Islands. Thought to have been constructed around 100 BC, the broch or round Read more [...]
Lerwick Town Hall is home to the Shetland Islands’ Council and is located in central Lerwick. Completed in 1884 and designed by Alexander Ross, the building enjoys the highest point Read more [...]
Jarlshof is an archeological site from prehistoric time in the south of the Shetland mainland. The site was excavated at the end of the 19th century when storms ripped through Read more [...]
The Shetland Museum and Archives charts the story of Shetland’s culture and heritage. The museum enjoys a waterfront location in the Hay’s Dock area of Lerwick, 10 minutes walk from Read more [...]
Fort Charlotte is an artillery fort in central Lerwick on the Shetland Islands. With bastions on each corner, this five-sided fort is the third structure on the same site; the Read more [...]
Stanydale Temple is a Neolithic site that was once a roofed building and all that remains today is a large walled enclosure. Although the name suggests this is a temple, Read more [...]
The Hermaness Cliffs can be found on the north-eastern side of Unst in the Shetland Islands. Rising to 170m, the cliffs are located in the Hermaness National Nature Reserve and Read more [...]
Scalloway Castle is a tower house in Scalloway, on the Sheltand Mainland. The tower was built in 1600 by Patrick Stewart, 2nd Earl of Orkney, during his brief period as Read more [...]
Lerwick lifeboat station was established in 1896 and now operates an all weather lifeboat. Station open weekdays and at weekends by appointment only, whilst the shop has restricted opening times.
Esha Ness is a peninsula to the northwest of St Magnus Bay on the island of Mainland, Shetland. Esha Ness has a sea cave that is potentially the largest natural Read more [...]
Noss is a small island neighbouring Bressay in the Shetland Islands. Once an inhabited island, the remaining population left in 1939 and now Noss is a sheep farm and a Read more [...]