Shetland Island, comforts just 3000 miles north of
Edinburgh with 1697 miles of coastline and a group of one hundred
islands, making it worth a visit. Everything is so gorgeous here that
you will love it any day, from the landscape to the outdoors everything
adds to the charm of Shetland Island. Located magnificently half-way
between London and Artic circle, you have many reasons to come here.
Shetland not only attracts tourists and
travelers from across the world, but the pristine island and scenic
surroundings, has influenced natural lovers and hill walkers from all
across the world. Perfect setting for short breaks, weekends and
honeymoons, you will be spoilt of choices here. The archaeology of
Shetland has wooed many with spectacular sea cliffs, wild flowers, arts
and crafts and plenty of activities to try out any time of the year. In
short this place has got it all, for being a perfect place to visit,
from its island to mainland, you have something unique and different
Outdoor activities in Shetland Island:
With more and more tourist influx there is a
mix of activities both in the island and in the mainland in Shetland
Island. The mainland remains more buzzing, with an impressive lifestyle
and lively culture. The prefect time to visit this remote Shetland
Island is in the Summers.
How to reach Shetland Island :
By Sea – Northlink Ferries do provide
daily transport facility for passengers and vehicles between
Lerwick and Aberdeen. It also connects Kirkwall in Orkney.
By air – Loganair provides air
service to the mainland, it operates from Sumburgh Airport located just
30 miles south of Lerwick. Flights also operates to Aberdeen, Edinburgh,
Glasgow, Inverness and Kirkwall. Along with Loganair, Atlantic
Airways too provides air services.