Shetland listed in Lonely Planets Top 10 Regions

by Deborah Leggate -

Shetland has been listed as one of the top regions in the world to visit in 2011. Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2011 singles out the "last untamed corner of the UK" for special praise, advising "adventurous travellers to step this way".

Lonely Planet spokesman Tom Hall commented: "This year's picks for Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2011 reflect the passion for discovery that our readers have. It's no surprise then that we've singled out a little-known but beautiful and rewarding corner of the UK as a must-see next year".

If you'd like to experience Shetland for yourself, why not request our Pocket Guide, which includes a 30 minute DVD.

Lonely Planet's Top 10 Regions 2011 are:

  • Sinai, Egypt
  • Istria, Croatia
  • Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia
  • Cappadocia, Turkey
  • Westfjords, Iceland
  • Shetland Islands, Scotland
  • Great Barrier Reef & Whitsunday Islands, Australia
  • West Coast, USA
  • Chilean Patagonia
  • Gili Islands, Indonesia

Read more on the Lonely Planet website, or view their press release.