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 [...]
Nearest Things To Do Shetland Islands
Heading to Shetland Islands and looking for something to do or a place to visit nearby. 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.
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Foula is a bleak yet spectacular island in the Atlantic Ocean, and one of the remotest inhabited islands in the UK. It is the seventh largest and most westerly of 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 [...]
Muness Castle is the most northerly fortress in Britain and lies in the south east of Unst in the Shetland Islands. The castle is a tower house built in 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 [...]
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 [...]
Muckle Flugga is a rocky outcrop of land just north of Unst in the Shetland Islands. The name ‘Muckle Flugga’ means large steep-sided island in Old Norse. The island now 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 [...]
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.
Lunna Kirk is a lovely church and is thought to date back to the 1100’s and is the oldest building in use for Christian worship in Shetland.
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 [...]
The Out Skerries are an archipelago lying to the east of the main Shetland Island group. Locally, they are usually called Da Skerries or just Skerries and the main islands Read more [...]