Shetland: one of Lonely Planet’s must-see European destinations!

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With dramatic, rugged coastlines, glistening white sandy beaches, outstanding wildlife and unspoilt beauty, it’s little wonder that our northern island archipelago has made the top 10 in the Lonely Planet’s list of best places to visit in Europe in 2019.

The Lonely Planet reckons Shetland’s remote location will appeal to “the hardiest of adventurers, whose endeavour it rewards with awesome coastal trails, wicked wildlife watching and fabled fish and chip shops”. Head to the Lonely Planet website to read the full story on why they reckon Shetland is the place to visit this year and some of the highlights you can see on your trip here.

Shetland’s remote location will appeal to the hardiest of adventurers, whose endeavour it rewards with awesome coastal trails, wicked wildlife watching and fabled fish and chip shops

Inspired? Why not take the leap and book a trip to Shetland today? On our website you’ll find full details of how to get here, accommodation options, areas to visit and plenty of inspiration for things to see and do.

From wildlife watching and outdoor adventures, to visiting far-flung islands, exploring hidden gems and sampling local food and drink, there’s plenty on offer in Shetland for people of all ages and interests.

If you have any questions about visiting Shetland, please feel free to drop us an email at info@shetland.org

We look forward to welcoming you!

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