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.

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Explore the islands

Shetland Attractions Map

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.

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NATURAL HERITAGE

Find out about Shetland’s diverse natural heritage through its flora and fauna.

  • Wild Flowers

    Wild Flowers

    A wealth of wild flowers can be seen in Shetland during summer months

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  • Geology

    Geology

    Shetland is packed with an incredibly varied geology spanning almost 3 billion years

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Shetland Heritage Brochure Download

A variety of brochures are available to download.

Browse our downloads section