Outdoor Activities Our 15 inhabited islands offer many kinds of outdoor activities, especially during those virtually endless summer days. Whatever your interests, we promise that you'll never run out of things to do. Explore Nature Shetland has a fascinating and unique natural environment. The location of the islands has contributed to the evolution of a truly 'Shetlandic' collection of scenery and geology, bird life, sea mammals, wild flowers and wonderful beaches. Discover Our Past If uncovering the past is one of your passions, Shetland is a great place to indulge it. The islands offer a unique blend of history, archaeology, culture and tradition that generously rewards exploration. Events There are numerous annual festivals and events in Shetland every year, with something to satisfy almost every taste. Holiday Ideas Enjoy a wildlife paradise, unique arts and crafts, festivals galore, world-renowned trips and tours, stunning islands, breathtaking scenery, gourmet delights, a vibrant rich culture and the warmest of welcomes. What’s not to like? See you soon! Trips and Tours In Shetland, we have a range of operators providing internal tours - by both land and sea. Most specialise in a particular area, allowing you to build your holiday around your favourite elements or pick and choose to gain an overall view. Our Favourite Places Shetland has many places that we’d love to share with you. Here are some of them.