Lerwick, Shetland

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Lerwick is the perfect starting point for exploring Shetland. Head north for a weekend break or holiday in Lerwick and explore this pretty harbour town. Wander around the quirky lanes made famous by Jimmy Perez in the BBC Shetland TV series.

There are some great attractions in Lerwick. Step back in time at the Iron Age broch of Clickimin, spot seabirds and seals on a wildlife boat tour around Bressay or enjoy traditional Shetland music. Support local businesses in Da Street, which has lots of independent shops, with everything from authentic knitwear to local crafts.

Travel to and around Lerwick

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