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 [...]
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.
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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 [...]
Sumburgh Head is a rocky headland at the southern point of the Shetland mainland in northern Scotland. The cliffs at Sumburgh are home to large colonies of birds, protected 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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Out Stack is an uninhabited island in the Shetland Islands and is the northern most point of the British Isles. The island, also called Ootsta, lies within the Hermaness National Read more [...]
Local museum for Burravoe and Yell, the house itself was built for Robert Tyrie, a local merchant, in 1672.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]