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You're going to love Lerwick

The capital of Shetland and the most northerly town in Britain, cosmopolitan Lerwick is the perfect base for exploring these subarctic islands.

Lerwick is great for cafes, scenery, and ancient ruins.

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Getting to Lerwick

Sumburgh Airport is around 30 minutes from Lerwick and operates daily services to major Scottish cities. If you fancy a Shetland road trip, you’ll find a car hire desk at the airport.

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Staying in Lerwick

There are heaps of historic B&Bs dotted along the waterfront. For hearty food and a vibrant nightlife, stay central.

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