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Glen Orchy House
Glen Orchy House
3 out of 5
20 Knab Road, Lerwick, Scotland
The price is £90 per night from 21 Jun to 21 Jun
Situated in Lerwick, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Bain's Beach, Shetland Museum and Fort Charlotte. Lerwick Town Hall is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) ...
3.8/5Good! (96 reviews)
"The double room was inadequate frankly. Bed hard with minimum covering. No space, no chairs, small TV was OK but lying on bed not the ideal viewing position!. Heating in room inadequate for a location not known for heatwaves....Breakfast good and service otherwise friendly."

Reviewed on 31 Oct 2019

Glen Orchy House
Busta House Hotel
Busta House Hotel
3 out of 5
Busta House hotel, Busta, Scotland
The price is £131 per night from 21 Jun to 21 Jun
Situated near the beach, this eco-friendly hotel is 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from Sullom Voe Oil Terminal and within 16 miles (25 km) of Vall Ayre and Lunna Kirk. Ayre ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Hotel with character
"It was a good stay - a comfortable, creaky , old-fashioned looking place with good service. It was quiet. The service was good - sometimes a little too good as I felt a bit rushed at mealtimes - maybe because I was in my own? The only downside I felt (which I should have mentioned at the time I know) ..."

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2020

Busta House Hotel
Easterhoull Chalets
Easterhoull Chalets
3 out of 5
East Voe, Scalloway, Scalloway, Scotland
Situated in Scalloway, this chalet is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Scalloway Castle and within 6 miles (10 km) of Meal Beach and Lerwick Town Hall. Bain's Beach and ...
4.9/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Autumn stay in shetland
"Fabulous views across to Scalloway, chalets are on a hillside so steps if you are using the bus, but car park at the top, so no problem if you are driving. Chalets perfect for a self catering couple, everything worked as it should and the chalet was clean and tidy.we will stay here again when we ..."

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2020

Easterhoull Chalets
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top things to do in Shetland Islands

About the Shetlands

Shetland Island Holiday Guide

Explore the Shetland Islands, the most northerly point of Scotland, where islanders experience long, bright nights in summer and the northern lights in winter. This is a place of Celtic magic, and visitors will be entranced by its varied topography, stunning coastlines and warm, friendly people.

The Shetland Islands are an archipelago made up of more than 100 islands, with the Mainland, Bressay, Whalsay, Shetland Island, Unst and Yell making up the largest of them. From our map above you can see that these islands lie almost as close to Norway as they do to their Native Scotland, and indeed there are many elements that unite the two nations, primarily the oil industry which supports most of the 23,000 inhabitants of the archipelago.

Stay in the Capital Lerwick

Explore Lerwick , the only place in the Shetlands large enough to bear the moniker of a town. Originally founded by the Dutch, Lerwick has stood for over 550 years, and wears its past in the old town. This picturesque outpost sits in a harbour where you can find working fishing crafts, luxury yachts and historical boats littering the water. Despite its size, Lerwick has a lively night life, a well-established foodie culture and a friendly local atmosphere.

Island Hopping in the Shetlands

There are lots of things to see and do on all of the islands, so island-hopping around the archipelago is a must. Ferries run regularly from the larger islands, and are considered to be very reliable, and journeying by sea is a great way to see the diversity of the landscape.

See Unst, the most northern of the islands is the perfect place for ornithologists and novice bird watchers. Fetlar is south of Unst, and has earned the nickname the ‘Garden of Shetland ’ because of its agricultural background and the beauty of gentle rolling pastures. Whalsay , on the eastern coast, has deep roots in fishing but its main draws are its architecturally important Georgian mansions, and its Hanseatic League Museum.

There are the more remote islands, like Fair Isle, Papa Stour, Out Skerries and Foula. The last of which has some of the highest cliffs in the UK, with some reaching over 1,000 feet over sea level. It is considered to be one of the most isolated communities in Britain, but this small island has been inhabited since Neolithic times, spanning between 10,000 BC to 2,000 BC. You can reach these islands by air, and hop on inter-flights to cover the distances in a short time.

Embrace Nature in the Shetlands

There are nature reserves on the islands that are sure to take your breath away, such as the Hermaness National Nature Reserve, rich in marine and bird life. Most famously for its seabirds that cross the two lines between sea and air. See spectacular gannets slice through the air, or small puffins bobble on the surface of the sea, or walk through the moorland and watch the island change from desolate winter to soft machairs.

Expedia’s Tools You Can Use the Shetlands

Browse and book using Expedia and you will find seaside bed and breakfasts, grand Georgian guesthouses, luxury spa hotels, and small, locally run accommodation that are all unique to the islands they inhabit in the greater Shetland area. What’s more, for ease you can book a rental car, or flights through us so planning and booking your holiday is a cinch! Let us help you organise a trip to one of the most spectacular parts of Scotland, so you get the most out of your holiday.

The Advantages of Shetland Islands Weekend Breaks

Discover a different side of the British Isles with a weekend break in Shetland Islands. Take short breaks away from home and enjoy some quality time in a beautiful place. You’ll come back feeling refreshed and inspired. You can have an action-packed Shetland Islands weekend break or get some peace with a relaxing holiday. Whatever experience you’re looking for, find it with our deals on hotels in Shetland Islands.

Cheap Weekend Breaks to Shetland Islands

There are lots of ways to take cheap weekend breaks to Shetland Islands. Expedia offers deals on car hires and hotel rooms and covers trips for all kinds of travellers. The best way to save is with our holiday packages in Shetland Islands. First, choose your car hire and hotel reservation. Then we’ll bundle them together into one discounted price. Solo explorers, couples, families, and groups of friends can discover budget solutions for their weekend breaks. Once you arrive, enjoy some of the fun things to do, many of which are free or cheap to experience  

Shetland Islands Romantic Weekend Breaks

Couples love taking romantic weekend breaks in Shetland Islands. Whisking your lover away for a romantic Shetland Islands weekend break is the perfect opportunity to make new memories together. Expedia offers all kinds of hotel options, so you can find romantic hotels in Shetland Islands and choose the best place for you. Check out our deals on beautiful properties, and you’ll save even more when you choose to package your hotel reservation with a car hire. 

Family Weekend Breaks in Shetland Islands

Set some time aside to experience family weekend breaks in Shetland Islands. There are plenty of excellent family-friendly hotels in Shetland Islands within our selection of hotels. You can also find a place to call home in one of the holiday rentals in Shetland Islands. With accommodation, activities, and adventure all waiting, there’s never been a better time to plan Shetland Islands family weekend breaks. 

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