Welcome to Shetland Heritage
Welcome to the Shetland Heritage website, where you can learn much more about the cultural and natural heritage of the Shetland Islands, including information about each area and island, and plenty of downloadable brochures to use and enjoy.
News and events
Shetland Boat Week Launched
A new and exciting event is planned for Shetland this summer. The first Shetland Boat Week will take place between 8th and 14th August.
Study Day: Authenticity in Culturally-Based Knitting
Shetland Museum and Archives is to host a study day in March on the topic of Authenticity in Culturally-based Knitting.
The Future of the Shetland Boat
The Shetland Museum small open boat collection now has a new home, with purpose built, indoor storage and workshop space to ensure the precious, original craft are kept safe from the elements.
Explore the islands
Shetland has a wide variety of internationally renowned archaeological sites scattered throughout the islands. Take a look at our Shetland Map to see a selection of attractions.