Scotland - Explore the Shetland Islands
Small Group Holiday
Travel to the edge of Europe and Scotland's most northerly islands, the Shetland Islands on this short week adventure holiday. Enjoy stunning coastal scenery and wildlife spotting.
Setting off by overnight ferry from Aberdeen, reach Lerwick in the morning for a guided walk and free time. Visit the Shetland Museum with its engaging interactive exhibits before joining in for a hike through stunning coastal scenery to Sumburgh Head lighthouse, learning about the area's history along the way.
We visit Muckle Flugga, the United Kingdom's most northerly point, and hope to spot puffins along the way.
Our last day sees us on an an easy coastal hike at Eshaness admiring towering waves, spectacular sea cliffs, and learning more about the interesting history of the isles.
Your trip to the top of Scotland ends with another overnight ferry to Aberdeen.
Activity / Theme
United Kingdom, Scotland
Leisurely / Moderate
Walking, Private vehicle, Overnight ferry
Hotel (3 nights), Overnight Ferry (2 nights)
Months of Operation
April, May, June, July, August, September
Adventure Coordinators Insider Tip:
The best time to visit the Shetlands is the summer, from June to August but do come prepared for rain
DAY 1 Join in Aberdeen, overnight ferry to Lerwick
DAY 2 Lerwick walking tour and free time
DAY 3 Shetland Museum, walk Jarlshof to Sumburgh Head
DAY 4 Visit Muckle Flugga
DAY 5 Coastal hike at Eshaness, overnight ferry to Aberdeen
DAY 6 Tour ends in Aberdeen
Lerwick Walking Tour
Shetland Museum Tour
Jarlshof and Sumburgh Head Hike
Muckle Flugga Trip
Eshaness Coastal Hike
Sample tour. Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice. Please inquire.
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