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
Writing the North
Shetland and Orkney's literature will take centre stage in a major new project being launched this weekend in Edinburgh. The project will culminate in spring of 2014 with a specially designed exhibition at Shetland Museum and Archives, and will include activities for school pupils, new contemporary writing and a series of public events.
Five Stars Retained by Museum and Archives
Shetland Museum and Archives has again maintained a five star grading following a recent assessment by Visit Scotland.
Shetland Amenity Trust Website Launched
Shetland Amenity Trust - the organisation with a remit to celebrate and champion Shetland's natural and cultural heritage - has recently launched a new website.
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.