Shetland Islands

Activities

July 30, 2014

Scotland's North Star: Music from Shetland's Aly Bain

    Aly Bain comes from Shetland. In was in this far northern reach of Scotland, a place of warm community and windswept landscape which is as close to Norway as to mainland Scotland that he was...

Scotland's North Star: Music from Shetland's Aly Bain

    Aly Bain comes from Shetland. In was in this far northern reach of Scotland, a place of warm community and windswept landscape which is as close to Norway as to mainland Scotland that he was first drawn to the way the fiddle looked, and ...

A Getaway to Lerwick

    One of the top places on my ‘must see’ list is Lerwick, capital of the Shetland Islands. The most northerly and easterly town in Scotland is only 230 miles West of Bergen, Norway and 210 miles north of Aberdeen. Its location and ...