Lerwick is the largest town and capital of the . It's the obvious base for touring these. The TIC is the VisitScotland iCentre on Market Cross, south end of the harbour.

Landmarks in the Area

Tourist attraction
Fort Charlotte in the centre of , , is a five-sided artillery fort, with bastions on each corner.The first incarnation of the fort was built between 1652-3 during the First Anglo-Dutch War. Photo: Lrs1572, CC BY-SA 2.0 de.

Archaeological site
The Broch of Clickimin is a large, well-preserved but restored broch in in , Scotland. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Town hall
Lerwick Town Hall is located in central , , Scotland. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.


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