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 Museum and Archives Textile Collection is Recognised
Shetland Amenity Trust is delighted that the Shetland Museum & Archives' Textiles Collection has been awarded Recognised status by Museums Galleries Scotland, under its Recognition Scheme.
2013 Shetland Environmental Awards
Shetland Amenity Trust hosted the Shetland Environmental Awards at a ceremony held in the Museum and Archives today. The awards acknowledged eleven local environmental projects demonstrating sustainability, innovation and best practice.
Viking Congress Highlights Shetland's Hospitality
Shetland Amenity Trust has been delighted with the delivery of the 17th Viking Congress, held at Mareel and Shetland Museum and Archives last week. The success of this week shows very clearly that Shetland has the capability and experience to host large scale, international events.
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.