Shetland: Scotland's wild, awe-inspiring islands
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- Welcome to Lerwick, the most northerly town in the United Kingdom and principle port of the Shetland Islands.
Shetland: Scotland's wild, awe-inspiring islands
What would it mean for the rest of the UK if Scotland became fully independent?
Well, the Shetland islands want to be part of the UK and have said if Scotland became Independant, The Shetland islands would announce Independance and considering the Oil goes to the Shetland Islands, the Shetland isles would be the ones who get the oil.
One thing is for sure though, we would have a Conservative Government for the rest of our lives. Nooooooooo!
Ferry from Scotland to Iceland and Greenland?
Smyril Lines used to stop in the Shetland Islands (Scotland) on their way from Denmark to Iceland but they no longer have any UK stops so it is not possible to take a ferry from Scotland to Iceland. If you are set on taking a ferry (I would love it) then you need to start your journey in Denmark and go to Iceland via the Faroe Islands.
I'm not aware of any ferries to Greenland however there are cruise ships that go if that is what you are interested in. http://http://
We would love to go to the Shetland Islands but can not afford the price. Could anyone tell me where I would find a lot of ponies in?
Moving to Scotland? Help !?
You'll need a job first; landlords require proof of income before they'll rent.
Have you considered where in Scotland you want to live? It varies considerably from cities such as Edinburgh to very remote areas such as the Shetland islands.
Do people speak English in Scotland? What is the language that they speak when they are on the TV?
Yes they speak English in Scotland and in some parts they speak Gaelic too.
Scotland isn't an island, but there are a lot of Scottish islands like the Orkney's, Shetland and the Hebrides (Outer and Inner).
There are a few airports like Glasgow, Prestwick and Edinburgh to name three of the main airports.
There are train stations all over Scotland too many to name here!
Tossing the caber at the Highland game is still done!
I would give the Scottish Tourist board a call to get any other information. Or if you like click here http://
Im from Ireland, do I need a visa to work in Scotland?
Yes, yes you do. Since Nov 2009 Scotland is no longer part of the UK, as you will already know. See: http://thescotsman.sc/independenceatlast... They are going to apply for EU membership but that dpends on a number of issues, will they continue eating deep fried snickers and so on.
You can work visa free in the Shetland islands as they have broken away from Scotland and are now ruled directly from London. So, I'd set my sights on the Shetlands, lovely spot so I hear.
As Scotland Votes on Independence, Shetland Islands Ponder Own Fate As Scotland Votes, Shetland Ponders Own Fate
Shetlanders are following the Scottish independence campaign as intently as the rest of the U.K. Some even want another vote soon after—on their own independence from Scotland.
Shetland hotel voted as Scotland’s best by The Good Hotel Guide Burrastow House in Shetland has been voted as the country’s best hotel by The Good Hotel Guide 2018.
After centuries of neglect, are Scotland’s islands now on the road to recovery? As the Scottish government introduces a bill to protect its islands, locals ask if the move will be enough to reverse their population decline On a tiny island beyond the northern fringe of Scotland’s coast, a lone piper salutes the end of a dozen generations. North Ronaldsay is the northernmost island of Orkney and today the primary school is saying farewell to its only pupil, 11-year-old Teigan Scott. None among the small group of friends and relatives who have gathered for the occasion can tell when North Ronaldsay School will next open it
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How to get from the Faroe Islands to the Shetland Islands
How do I get from the Faroe Islands to the Shetland Islands or the other way round? Is there anything besides a flight via Scotland?
Encountering Weasels in the Wild in Scotland
I understand that it's possible, but difficult, to visit Scotland and see weasels in the wild and I'm interested in this. I would need to use Scotland's 'Right to Roam' rules because I don't know anyone with substantial amounts of property there. Is there a particular 'Right to Roam' trail where the chances of observing a weasel, possibly even a weasel family, might be higher than another trail? Or are the trails generally the same with respect to spotting a weasel?I understand that one must sit very still in an isolated location and wait for a long time before a weasel will pass by, and that overall it's a matter of luck. Is there anything that can be done to improve the chances? I considered bringing some dog treats but then worried that it's probably against the rules. Also is there anything else that can be done so as not to disrupt the other wildlife that may be using the area?It would be great to select a spot where I could observe both a weasel and a seal (a view over the water). Is there a 'Right to Roam' vantage point that offers that possibility? It's not an 'outdoors' question, it's more about nature along with what can be seen and where.Question: what's the range of weasel varieties in Scotland? Where are they most likely to be seen? Does time of day may any difference?
Is free / wild camping legal or tolerated on Kinmen and Matsu islands?
Matsu island of Taiwan (but actually located just near Fuzhou, China) is beautiful and sparsely populated. Official tourist accommodations are expensive compared to PRC and even a little high compared to Taiwan perhaps.It seems like a gorgeous place to camp wild. But I can't seem to find anywhere if you might get in trouble for doing so outside an official campground. In fact I can't even find info regarding whether there are official campgrounds.I'd assume the answer for Matsu would be the same for Kinmen (Quemoy) since they are often mentioned together though not actually so close to each other as I just found out.
How does Channel 5 find the people who live on isolated islands for their show Ben Fogle: New Lives In The Wild?
Where can I see Shetland ponies on Unst?
I will be spending a couple days on Unst on the Shetland Islands next year. My wife is very keen on seeing some Shetland ponies, and I am wondering how to go about this.My research seems to indicate that Unst is a good place for this. Furthermore it seems that they are roaming freely and one can find them grazing at the roadsides. Now, by randomly looking through some Google Streetview, all I can find is a lot of sheep.So my question is, how do I go about to find Shetland ponies on Unst? Is there a high probability of us finding them at the roadside without looking for them or are there specific places (farms, parks) where one would have to go to find them?
Affordable yacht holiday around Cook Islands / Pacific Islands
Does anyone know any affordable options for some form of yacht / boat holiday around the Cook Islands or other Pacific Islands? I'd really like to explore a bit off the normal beaten path with a bit of island hopping.I guess there might be private smaller yacht owners that occasionally take passengers on-board for a bit of extra cash? Any methods to reach out to such potential providers?
Are the shetland islands part of Scotland?
How many same-sex couples have married in the Shetland Islands of Scotland?
No such marriages have yet been recorded there since the same-sex marriage law will not take effect until October 2014.
How far is it from Glasgow Scotland to Burra Shetland Islands?
To get from the centre of Glasgow to Burra, Shetland by car you have to drive from Glasgow to Aberdeen which is about 145miles, then get an over night ferry from Aberdeen to Lerwick in Shetland (leaving 7pm arriving 7am) which is 231 miles and then it is 10 to 12 miles to Burra depending on which part you are going to.Total travelling distance roughly 390 miles and you would need to leave the centre of Glasgow no later than 12 noon to arrive in Burra about 8am the next morning.
Fishing and sheep raising are the chief economic activities in a group of danish islands that lie northwest of the shetland islands name these islands?
Is there a difference between Shetland Scotland and Shetland near Orkney?
No. Shetland is part of Scotland and so is Orkney. Shetland is located to the North of Orkney in the middle of the North Sea.
What is the name of a group of Danish Islands that lie northwest of the Shetland Islands?
What are the danish islands that lie to the northwest of the shetland islands?
What islands are northwest of the Shetland islands?
The Faroe Islands.
Where are the Shetland Islands?
The Shetland Islands form an archipelago in northern Scotland and are to the northeast of the Orkney Islands.
Are there any synagogues in the Shetland islands?
I don't think there are any in the islands. No. But I could be wrong...
What are the Shetland islands animals like?
Where is the shetland islands located?
Off the north coast of Scotland.
Are the Shetland Islands beautiful places?
Yes they are. Some people that live here don't agree but I personally like the peace and quiet and the natural beauty of the islands.
Longitude and latitude of shetland islands?
The south mainland of the main island cuts through the 60 degree North line and it's approximately 1.2689 degrees West.
Who controls the South Shetland Islands?
How long would it take from the shetland islands to London on a train?
You can't take a train directly from the Shetland Islands to London. You can't even fly directly between Shetland and London. You could travel by boat from Shetland to Aberdeen and then take a train or fly from there to London or you could fly from Shetland to Edinburgh and either fly or take a train from Edinburgh to London.
How many villages towns and cities are there on the Shetland Islands?
Lerwick is the only town of any size.
What language do people who live on the shetland islands speak?
- Came down to Earth off the Shetland Islands 10 years ago. Cayó a la Tierra hace diez años en las islas Shetland.
- the Shetland Islands, the Shetlands las Islas Shetland
- Braer, a Liberian tanker, 26 million gallons off the Shetland Islands. Braer, buque liberiano, 26 millones de galones en las islas Shetland.
- From its bustling harbour, ferries leave for the beautiful islands of Orkney and Shetland. Del bullicioso puerto, salen los feries a las bellas islas de Orkney y Shetland.
- Skeabost is a hidden gem on this most spectacular of Scotland's Islands. Skeabost es una joya oculta en esta espectacular isla escocesa.
- Marquesas Islands, Society Islands (including Tahiti), Tuamotu Islands, Gambier Islands and Austral Islands. Islas Marquesas, archipiélago de la Sociedad (incluida Tahití), islas Tuamotú, islas Gambier e islas Australes.
- Scotland north of the Caledonian Canal, the Scilly Islands Norte escocés del Canal de Caledonia e Islas Sorlingas
- Sweden then won 5-0 in the Faroe Islands while Scotland defeated Northern Ireland 2-0. Suecia ganó 5-0 a las Islas Feroe mientras que Escocia derrotó a Irlanda del Norte por 2-0.
- For example, a haulage company in Arran, not the most remote of Scotland's islands, pointed out that many hours are spent on ferries to and from the mainland. Por ejemplo, una empresa de transportes de Arran, que no es la isla más apartada de Escocia, señalaba que pasan muchas horas en los transbordadores entre las islas y la isla principal.
- The archipelago consists of 41 granitic islands which are the oldest mid-oceanic granite islands on earth and 74 low-lying coral atolls and reef islands which make up the Outer Islands. El archipiélago está formado por 41 islas graníticas, que son las islas oceánicas de ese tipo más antiguas del planeta, y 74 arrecifes y atolones coralinos de baja altitud que constituyen las islas exteriores.
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Shetland goose: The Shetland goose is a breed of domestic geese originating in the Shetland Islands in Scotland. Like the other livestock breeds native to the islands, the Shetland goose is small in stature, generally weighing between 12 and 14 pounds.
East Burra: East Burra is one of the Scalloway Islands, a subgroup of the Shetland Islands in Scotland. It is connected by a bridge to West Burra.
With an area of 515 hectares it is the twelfth largest of the Shetland Islands.
West Burra: West Burra is one of the Scalloway Islands, a subgroup of the Shetland Islands in Scotland. It is connected by bridge to East Burra. With an area of 743 hectares, it is the eleventh largest of the Shetland Islands.
BBC Radio Shetland: BBC Radio Shetland is an opt-out service of BBC Radio Scotland, covering the Shetland Islands, Scotland. The station's studio is located in Pitt Lane, Lerwick.
Scalloway: Scalloway is the largest settlement on the North Atlantic coast of Mainland, the largest island of the Shetland Islands, Scotland. It had a population of approximately 812, at the 2001 census. Until 1708 it was the capital of the Shetland Islands.
Langa, Shetland: Langa is an uninhabited island off Hildasay, in Shetland, Scotland. It is not to be confused with the numerous islands called "Linga" in Shetland.
Prehistoric Shetland: Prehistoric Shetland refers to a period in the human occupation of the Shetland archipelago of Scotland that was the latter part of these islands' prehistory.
Brother Isle: Brother Isle is a small, uninhabited island in Shetland, Scotland. It lies between the islands of Yell and Shetland Mainland. It is 40 hectares in size.
Quarff: Quarff is a small village in the Shetland Islands in Scotland. It is located on the main A970 road, 5 miles south of Shetland's only town, Lerwick.
East Shetland Basin: The East Shetland Basin is a major oil-producing area of the North Sea between Scotland and Norway.
Oil produced there is landed at Sullom Voe Terminal in the Shetland Islands.
Old photograph of women carrying baskets of Peat on the Shetland Islands, Scotland. Shetland ponies ...: Old photograph of women carrying baskets of Peat on the Shetland Islands, Scotland. Shetland ponies and carts were used to transport the peat back to their cottages. The local way of life reflects the Scottish and Norse heritage of the isles, including the Up Helly Aa fire festival, and a strong musical tradition, especially the traditional fiddle style. The islands have produced a variety of writers of prose and poetry, often in the distinct Shetland dialect of Scots. There are numerous areas set aside to protect the local fauna and flora, including a number of important sea bird nesting sites. The Shetland pony and Shetland Sheepdog are two well-known Shetland animal breeds. Other local breeds include the Shetland sheep, cow, goose, and duck. The Shetland pig, or grice, has been extinct since about 1930.Britain, United Kingdom, Scottish Blog, About, Activity. Activities. Adventures, Advice, Alba, Amazing, Ancestry, Around, Attraction, Attractions, Backroad, Backroads, Beautiful, Best
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