Welcome to Lerwick
The town of Lerwick is filled with a rich history that spans over 5000 years. On this audio tour you’ll be able to learn about its life during the Viking, Scottish and Norwegian Rule and how it became the city it is today.
Some of the locations you will have the opportunity to visit include:
- the Market Cross
- the Old Tolbooth
- Clickimin Broch
- Town Hall
Enjoy walking through the narrow streets; then discover the coastline with its endless stream of ships and finally see mighty Fort Charlotte Your Tour. Your Way.
- 1. Walk through the The Knab for some breathtaking views
- 2. Learn about Lerwick's absorbing Viking, Scottish and Norwegian history at the Shetland Museum.
- 3. The story of Up Helly Aa is a great insight into the annual Viking Fire Festival and traditions
- 4. Fort Charlotte is an impressive and imposing sight and the history is fascinating