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Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement
#1 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Sumburgh
Wonderful audio guide as signage make this sensitively excavated site a gem of wondrous history evoking architecture and social history going back millenia.
There is a feeling of profound memories that surrounds this remarkable Bronze Age archaeological site that continues remains dating from 2500BC up to the 17th century AD.
Sumburgh Head Lighthouse
#2 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Sumburgh
Lovely day out fantastic cliffs and views we went when puffins were there which were amazing to see lovely history in the museum part a really interesting tour we loved it and the big whale lovely beaches just nea...
Loved every minute: Free talks on Shetland place names, Fog Horn mechanics are a wonder, puffins and arctic turns, spectacular views from cafe with lovely meals.
Old Scatness
#3 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Sumburgh
This is a site excavated by students from Bradford, with a broch, a smithy, wheelhouses, roundhouses, a real Iron Age feast.
The Neolithic site is challenging to date but based on other sites in the area it is probably some 5000 years old.