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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Featured Historic Hotel
Friars Carse Country House Hotel

Friars Carse Country House Hotel
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Set in a 45 acre estate including woodland The Friars Carse Country House Hotel is located only 7 miles from Dumfries town centre yet enjoys a tranquil rural location. … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER
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This inventor and pioneer industrialist is credited with inventing - or at least popularizing - the water frame and carding engine



13 December, 1577

Francis Drake embarks on round the world voyage

Drake leaves Plymouh harbour aboard the Pelican for a 3 year voyage circumnavigating the globe

This English king was officially the heir of Charles VI of France





Accommodation

Elgin (Self catering)
Muiryhall Steading, Elgin

Muiryhall Steading

This beautifully converted barn rests on the outskirts of Elgin in Moray and can sleep two people in one bedroom.
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Inverness (Self catering)
Kirsty's Retreat, Inverness

Kirsty's Retreat

A studio apartment near to the town of Inverness in Scotland which can sleep two people in one bedroom.
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