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 [...]
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.
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.
Aith is the most northerly lifeboat station in the UK and was established in 1933.
Local museum for Burravoe and Yell, the house itself was built for Robert Tyrie, a local merchant, in 1672.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]