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1. Explore Jarlshof: Uncover Shetland's rich history at Jarlshof, an archaeological site with ruins spanning over 4,000 years.

 

https://www.visitscotland.com/info/see-do/jarlshof-prehistoric-norse-settlement-sumburgh-p247721
 

2. Visit Lerwick: Immerse yourself in the capital, Lerwick, known for its charming harbor, local shops, and the Shetland Museum and Archives.

 

https://www.shetlandmuseumandarchives.org.uk


3. Experience Up Helly Aa: If visiting in January, don't miss Up Helly Aa, Europe's largest fire festival, celebrating Shetland's Viking heritage.

 

https://www.shetland.org/visit/up-helly-aa-fire-festivals


4. Wildlife Watching: Witness diverse wildlife, from puffins to seals and orcas along the coastline.

 

https://www.sumburghhead.com


5. St Ninian's Isle: Take a stroll across the tombolo to St Ninian's Isle, home to an ancient church and a stunning sandy beach.

https://www.shetland.org/visit/do/outdoors/walk/st-ninians-isle-circular


6. Scenic Drives: Enjoy picturesque drives, such as the Northmavine Loop, offering breathtaking coastal views and charming villages.

7. Shetland Ponies: Encounter the iconic Shetland ponies; you may find them grazing in scenic landscapes across the islands.

8. Mousa Broch: Explore the well-preserved Mousa Broch, a cylindrical Iron Age tower on the island of Mousa.

 

https://www.historicenvironment.scot/visit-a-place/places/mousa-broch/


9. Culinary Delights: Taste local delicacies like Shetland lamb, seafood, and traditional bannocks at local eateries. 

https://www.tasteofshetland.com

10. Unst and Hermaness: Venture to Unst, Shetland's northernmost island, to hike to Hermaness National Nature Reserve for seabird colonies and stunning vistas.

http://www.visit-unst.com

11. At Westhall, we're delighted by the overwhelming popularity of our accommodations, especially during high seasons. We understand that finding availability can be a challenge. To ensure you have the best options for your stay, we recommend exploring alternative accommodations through the following link. 

https://stay.shetland.org/accommodation

Our goal is to make your visit memorable, and we're here to assist you in finding the perfect retreat.

Thank you for considering Westhall. We look forward to welcoming you to an exceptional experience in Shetland Islands.

Warm regards,

Westhall Shetland

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