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
Essential repairs commence on Nil Desperandum
Following a successful request for volunteers by the Shetland Amenity Trust, essential repair work has begun at Hay’s Dock to the ex-seine netter boat Nil Desperandum.
New Sumburgh Head Website Launched
The brand new website for Sumburgh Head Lighthouse, Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve has recently launched, following the official opening of the restored buildings in June.
Shetland Wool Week 2014 Patron Announced
Organisers of Shetland Wool Week have today announced Hazel Tindall as this year's guest patron of the festival, and invited local craftspeople with ideas for events to get involved in the 2014 event.
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.