Shetland Isles tourist and travel information

Shetland Isles tourist and travel information

Shetland Isles Travel Information

Hire - ztown The Shetland Isles are an archipelago of 100 islands and islets. Shetland's capital and only town is Lerwick, lying roughly at the centre of Shetland's main island (called Mainland).

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Air - ztown Air - There are daily flights from the UK mainland. Sumburgh Airport is 25 miles south of Lerwick.

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Travel by Car

Car Hire - ztown Shetland Isles - Car Hire - Hire a car to really explore Shetland. www.boltscarhire.co.uk. www.starrentacar.co.uk.

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Cycling

Cycle Hire - ztown Shetland Isles - Cycle Hire - Hiring a bike gives you the freedom to explore Shetland at leisure.

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Ferries - ztown Shetland Isles - Ferries - There is an inter-island ferry service linking the larger islands with the Shetland Mainland. Car ferries to Bressay, Whalsay, Yell, Unst, Fetlar and Skerries. Passenger ferries to Papa Stour, Foula and Fair Isle. Car ferries sail from Aberdeen to Shetland's Lerwick Ferry Terminal. There are many Boat Trips on offer - please see www.cycharters.co.uk. www.mousaboattrips.co.uk. www.muckleflugga.co.uk. The main ferry service is from Aberdeen on the mainland to the island port of Lerwick. A service from Stromness (Orkney) to Lerwick is also available. During the summer months there are also services linking Shetland with Norway and the Faroe Islands. Shetland Islands Council operates an inter-island car ferry service.

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Shetland Isles Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Shetland Isles - Sport - Clickimin Leisure Complex, Lochside, Lerwick. Tel: 01595 74 10 00. Facilities include a 6 court Main Hall, Fitness Suite, Squash Courts, Indoor Bowls, Climbing Wall, Bar, Swimming Pool, Giant Bubble Pool. North Mainland Leisure Centre, Brae. Tel: 01806 52 23 21. Facilities include a Main Hall, Fitness Suite, Squash Court, Swimming Pool. Scalloway Pool, Scalloway. Tel: 01595 88 07 45. South Mainland Pool, Sandwick. Tel: 01950 43 15 11. Whalsay Leisure Centre, Symbister, Whalsay. Tel: 01806 56 66 78. Facilities include Main Hall, Fitness Suite, Squash Court, Swimming Pool. Yell Leisure Centre, MidYell, Yell. Tel: 01957 70 22 22. Facilities include Main Hall, Fitness Suite, Squash Court, Swimming Pool. Unst Leisure Centre, Baltasound, Unst. Tel: 01957 71 15 77. Facilities include Main Hall, Fitness Suite, Squash Court, Swimming Pool. West Mainland Leisure Centre, Aith, Bixter. Tel: (01595) 810 444. Facilities include Main Hall, Fitness Suite, Squash Court, Swimming Pool.

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Sport Shetland Isles - Sport - Shetland Golf Club, Dale Gott, Shetland ZE2 9SB. About 4 miles north of Lerwick. Tel: 01959840369. Whalsay Golf Club, Skaw Taing, Shetland, Whalsay, ZE2 9AL. Tel: 01806566502.

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Shopping

Stores Shetland Isles - Shopping - There are two main shopping areas in Lerwick, Commercial Street, and the Tollclock Shopping Centre area, out of the centre of town.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Shetland Isles - Entertainment and attractions - Shetland's main theatre is The Garrison Theatre in Lerwick. THE GARRISON THEATRE, c/o Shetland Arts, Toll Clock Centre, 26 North Road, , Shetland, ZE1 0PE. Tel: 01595 743843. Of course a major attraction are the islands themselves and the beautiful scenery it offers.

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Other information Shetland Isles - Other information - Shetland Museum, Lower Hillhead, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0EL. Tel: 01595 695057. Shetland's main museum.

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