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Overview Of The Port Of Lerwick

About Lerwick
Lerwick is the capital and main port of the Shetland Islands, Scotland, in the United Kingdom.

Shetland Museum and Archives is located on Hay's Dock. Discover the islands' many secrets through the exhibits and displays, and take a look in the boat shed where you can see demonstrations of traditional boat building skills.

Take a seabirds and Seals boat trip to the islands of Bressay and Noss. Noss is a nature reserve and one of the best places in Britain to see seabirds, particularly gannets.

Lerwick Town Hall features interesting stained glass windows and is occasionally open to visitors to explore inside.

Take a lovely, scenic walk along the cliffside to the Knab, a headland which has excellent views of the Bressay sound, small seabird colonies and WW2 relics.

Clickimin Broch is a large and well preserved, restored broch near Lerwick. It is situated within a walled enclosure and features a large "blockhouse" between the opening in the enclosure and the door of the broch itself.

Fort Charlotte in the centre of Lerwick, is a five sided artillery fort, with bastions on each corner.

A wide range of shops provide ample opportunity to browse and buy gifts including Shetland knitwear, ceramics, jewellery, confectionery and crafts.

The Shetland Islands are known for it's excellent quality seafood and lamb.
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At the Port of Lerwick, cruise ships up to 205m in length can dock alongside. The town centre is around 1km away.

Larger ships can anchor in the harbour with passengers just minutes away by tender from a modern landing stage and welcome ashore pavilion located in the heart of Lerwick town centre.

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