Anyone exploring Shetland in the spring will soon discover what an exciting and energetic time of year it is.
As the days lengthen and get warmer, nature leaps into action. Breeding seabirds return to the cliffs around the islands, wildflowers begin to burst into bloom and lambs and Shetland pony foals start to arrive all over Shetland – making it the ideal time to get outdoors.
Like any other season in Shetland, the weather can change quickly and when out exploring you should always make sure you have warm and waterproof clothing and suitable footwear. To read more about safely enjoying Shetland's spectacular landscapes, check out our blog post.
Whether you are an experienced wildlife watcher, a keen walker or travelling with a young family that simply enjoys exploring the great outdoors you will find that springtime in Shetland offers a huge amount to stir the senses.