You might wonder where are the Shetland Islands? Located between Norway and mainland Scotland, this archipelago is made up of around 100 different islands.
There are plenty of things to do in Shetland. The islands have some of the most incredible landscapes in the UK and a Viking heritage second to none. Shetland was even awarded by Lonely Planet’s Best in Europe 2019 as one of Europe’s top destinations and named #2 best island in Scotland in a Which? survey this year. Whether you enjoy adrenaline-soaked adventure or a slower approach to travelling, you can experience Shetland in your own way, in your own time.
Head 60 degrees north for a short break or longer holidays in Shetland and find out why Shetland is the perfect Scottish escape. Explore Shetland’s pretty capital, Lerwick, and wander around the quirky lanes made famous by Jimmy Perez in the BBC Shetland TV series.
Explore the seaside and enjoy miles of breathtaking coastline, fringed by towering clifftops, pristine beaches and crystal-clear blue shores. You will also experience spectacular wildlife, from seabirds and seals, to otters and orcas, not forgetting the famous Shetland ponies.