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Explore all of the islands of Shetland and the attractions and activities they all offer.
Plan an island hopping break around the islands to see wildlife, amazing scenery and fascinating historic sites.
Burra & Trondra is a community of around 1,000 people, the islands being connected to Mainland Shetland by bridges.
Yell is the largest of the Northern Isles and is part of the Shetland Islands.
Bressay lies east of Lerwick and is just a short ferry trip, while Noss is off the east coast of Bressay and is a paradise for nesting birds.
Papa Stour is a small rugged island off the west coast of Mainland Shetland and is popular with walkers and wildlife enthusiasts.
Unst is Britain’s most northerly inhabited island and is part of the Shetland Islands.
Midway between Orkney and Shetland Fair Isle lies.
Whalsay is an island with a strong fishing heritage and is half-an-hour by ferry from the east coast of Mainland Shetland.
Fetlar, south of Unst and east of Yell, is the fourth largest island in Shetland and is known as the ‘Garden of Shetland’.
Foula is one of the most remote inhabited islands in the British Isles and lies 20 miles west of Mainland Shetland.
The Out Skerries are three tiny islands 4 miles off Whalsay and are Shetland’s most easterly outpost.
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