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The Shetland islands have some of the most incredible landscapes in the UK and a Viking heritage second to none. Whether you enjoy adrenaline-soaked adventure or a slower approach to travelling, you can visit Shetland in your own way, in your own time.

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 on the Shetland islands, from seabirds and seals, to otters and orcas, not forgetting the famous Shetland ponies.

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