Shetland Historic Attractions

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Here is listing of ALL attractions in the Shetland Islands. You can sort the results by a number of posible options or search within the results to quickly find what you want. Click on an attraction name for more information, including photos, maps and other nearby attractions

Name Town Organisation Attraction Type Heritage Rating
Bod of Gremista & Shetland Textile Museum Lerwick Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Clickimin Broch Lerwick Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 2 Heritage Rating
Fair Isle National Trust for Scotland Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
Fort Charlotte Lerwick Historic Scotland Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Mousa Broch Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 4 Heritage Rating
Muness Castle Muness Historic Scotland Castle 4 Heritage Rating
Ness Of Burgi Promontory Fort Scatness Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Scalloway Castle Scalloway Historic Scotland Castle 4 Heritage Rating
Shetland Croft House Museum Boddam Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Shetland Museum Lerwick Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Stanydale Temple Walls Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Unst and Yell Baltasound National Trust for Scotland Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
Name Town Organisation Attraction Type Heritage Rating



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De Vere Venues Barony Castle

De Vere Venues Barony Castle
Peebles, Borders

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Barony Castle is a beautiful mansion house built in 1536. Set in 25 acres, it offers a quiet and peaceful location. Ideally situated on the outskirts of the Scottish Borders, … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

Queen Victoria's refusal to dismiss those of her attendants married to Whig politiciians precipitated a constitutional conflict called ...



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This Day in British History

20 November, 869

Death of St Edmund

A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.

Monarch Mayhem

He was famed for the saying, 'no bishop, no king'



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Staffin (Self catering)
Cottage at Seadrift, Staffin

Cottage at Seadrift

This delightful detached cottage sits in a superb location in the village of Staffin, sleeping two people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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Newtonmore (Self catering)
Cottage: HCIN215, Newtonmore

FCH10757

IN THE VILLAGE OF NEWTONMORE IN THE HEART OF THE CARINGORM NATIONAL PARK

A bungalow situated in a pleasant garden within a short distance of the centre of Newtonmore village.

Local facilities include golf, pony trekking, fishing …
Sleeps 6

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