Sheepdog Demonstrations - by Shetland Rural Experience Centre

Shetland Rural Experience Centre-where you can see sheepdog demonstrations by David & Isla and their dogs. Please pre-book one week in advance, starts every Sunday from 1030. we look forward to welcoming you. Children under 16 free. Duration 1.5hrs

Within that time, you get to meet the dogs, learn about the training methods and how they manage on our farm.

Depending on the time of the season, you can spend time with lambs or a new litter of puppies. The puppies love interaction and socialising, but most of all cuddles from adoring visitors.

At Shetland Rural Experience Centre there are Shetland Ponies and coloured Shetland Sheep. Learn more about the Shetland Ponies, past and present, and find out why Shetland sheep wool has always had such an important role in the daily lives of Shetlanders through the years. 

Lovely opportunities will be available to have your photos taken with the ponies.

Sturdy footwear and appropriate clothing are recommended depending on the weather. 

Please note there is a discount on Group (coach tour) bookings, please contact us for more details.

From £155 per adult

Departure days

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

January — December

Contact details

Shetland Rural Experience Centre

North Roe

Tour information


  • Mainland, Shetland
  • Shetland




  • Walking


  • Agritourism/Farm
  • Family
  • Food and drink
  • Landscapes
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Wildlife

Tour prices

From £155 Per Adult

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Prices are subject to change depending on season

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Shetland Rural Experience Centre

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Shetland Rural Experience Centre

Shetland Rural Experience Centre located in the North End of Shetland’s mainland, provides visitors with an up-close and personal look at Shetland’s sheepdogs at work, traditional Shetland sheep and Shetland ponies

Opening times

Open all year, approx 8am - 5pm

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