10 reasons to visit Shetland - Arts & Crafts

by Misa Hay -

Unique arts and crafts

Shetland has a thriving artists" community and the Craft Trail offers a fascinating opportunity to meet artisans in their homes and workshops. Amble over to Weisdale and view an exhibition at Bonhoga Gallery, visit the Shetland Textile Museum Böd of Gremista for demos of spinning and knitting and indulge in retail therapy in the excellent gift shop. Take an exclusive Textile Journey with Global Yell or visit in October for the annual Shetland Wool Week, supported by Jamieson & Smith Shetland Wool Brokers - the perfect venue to share a few yarns! If you're seeking a magical tour (and great shop) – you must visit the only spinning mill in Shetland – Jamieson's. For a, "Oooohh where did you get that?" gift – Shetland is the perfect place to find a timeless keepsake (must-visit: the Christmas Craft Fair). Arts and crafts cool hunters will Shetland.