Shetland Guide Book

October 2003 - The new Shetland Guide Book was published in Autumn2003. This site will complement the book and provide a great deal of useful and interesting information on Shetland. It will be developed over the next few months. A large selection of Shetland images are available online.

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Our associated Shetland Photo Library pages carry hundreds of images of all aspects of Shetland.


The Contents include: Welcome to Shetland, The Main Monuments, Nature and Environment, Birds, Flora, Fauna, Archaeology and History, History and Culture, Craft and Industry, Lerwick, Scalloway, South Mailand, Mousa, Tingwall, Weisdale & Whiteness, Aith & Bixter, West Mainland, Nesting & Lunnasting, Muckle Roe, Voe, Brae & Sullom, North Hillswick & Eshaness, Northmavine, Yell, Unst, Fetlar, Whalsay, Skerries, Breassay & Noss, Foula, Fair Isle; Reference Section: Transport, Shopping & Crafts, Accommodation & Eating Out, Shetland placenames, dialect and nick names, Bibliography, Index. The book is illustrated with over 400 of Charles Tait's photographs and with OS maps, is in full colour and has 176 pages.

The book will be available to ORDER securely online via the Shetland Times Bookshop in Lerwick

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