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
2016 Environmental Awards Launched
The 28th Shetland Environmental Awards open for nominations today. Applications are invited for any environmental project completed during 2016.
Shetland Boat Week Success
Organisers of the first Shetland Boat Week have hailed the festival as a success, after hundreds of people attended planned events and activities last week.
Geophysical Surveys in Shetland
Geophysicists from the University of Leeds, in collaboration with Shetland Amenity Trust, will be conducting surveys at Old Scatness and Sands of Sound this summer, to identify potential extensions to known archaeological sites.
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.