St Ninian’s Isle is one of the finest sand tombolos in Europe, and it is the largest active tombolo - in which an island is attached to the mainland by a narrow piece of land such as a spit or bar - in the UK.
From Fair Isle in the south to Skaw in Unst, Shetland is approximately 100 miles from south to north and has something to offer walkers on all levels, whether you are planning overnight expeditions involving wild camping or just looking for a short stroll.
Impressive cliffs give way to golden, sandy beaches and wherever you roam inland you will never be more than 5km from the ocean.
Our base is located at Sella Ness in the Shetland Isles, approximately two miles from the Sullom Voe Oil Terminal.
Read more We have a wide range of plant and equipment in our plant hire base which we are always in the process of renewing and extending.
Since then, Shetland has been her passion: the stark beauty of the landscape, the isolation and rigour of the life, the savage storms and exquisite summer days, and the variety and uniqueness of its fauna and flora.
But it is the people, blessed with all the warmth and wariness of those born and bred in a small community, who draw her back year after year.
Angela's body was slumped over her desk, the ivory handle of a knife protruding through the bloody silk of her blouse.
In a macabre touch, her killer had threaded white feathers through her long, black hair, like a garland, and …
If you really want to get to know Shetland, there is only one way to do it – get out and get walking!
You will be in for an experience like no other, whether tramping the dramatic coastline or exploring ruined settlements and dark, mysterious lochs.
People believed that the Church would not be violated and that it was therefore a good place in which to hide things for safekeeping.