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

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British History Quiz

This legendary warrior supposedly led the British at the Battle of Mount Badon (c. 518)



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This Day in British History

18 January, 1486

Henry VII marries Elizabeth of York

Elizabeth is the daughter of Edward IV. The marriage efectively united the Houses of York and Lancaster, ending the Wars of the Roses

Monarch Mayhem

Defeated Robert, Duke of Normandy, at the Battle of Avranches



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Accommodation

Spean Bridge (Self catering)
West Lodge, Spean Bridge

West Lodge

This charming stone cottage is five miles from Spean Bridge, and can sleep five people in three bedrooms.
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Newtonmore (Self catering)
Barn Cottage, Newtonmore

Barn Cottage

Thoughtfully renovated cottages in quiet, picturesque surroundings, on outskirts of Newtonmore in 'Monarch of the Glen' country, with stunning views over the Spey valley to the Cairngorms. We have 3 …
Sleeps 3

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