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Walking Shetland

Walking Shetland

by: Mary Welsh and Christine Isherwood
This book describes 40 walks in the far-flung isles of Shetland, a dramatic and intriguing landscape that provides solitude and exciting walking in remote northern Scotland. Enjoy the remarkable flora and fauna, especially the abundant and varied sea birds.

Each walk entry begins with instructions on getting to the start, including a grid reference. This is followed by a description of the main features of the walk. Then follows precise route finding instruction in numbered paragraphs referenced to the numbers on detailed sketch maps. The book is illustrated with attractive pen and ink drawings. Practical information for each walk is included in a box containing distance, walking time, OS map sheet references and details of the terrain.

The walk locations are:
Jarlshof and Sumburgh Head - 2.5 miles
Fitful Head - 5.5 miles
Loch of Spiggie - 5 miles
St Ninian's Isle - 3 miles
Houss, East Burra - 2.5 miles
Papil, West Burra - 4 miles
Foula - 8 miles
Scalloway - 4 miles
Wester Skeld and Broch of Culswick - 8.5 miles
Walls - 6 miles
Huxter to Sandness Hill - 4 miles
Papa Stour - 7 or 8 miles
Vementry - 4.5 miles
Muckle Roe - 6.5 miles
Ness of Hillswick - 4.5 miles
Eshaness Lighthouse - 4 miles
Hamnavoe - 4.5 miles
Ronas Hill - 4.5 miles
North Roe, North Mainland - 8 or 9 miles
Isbister and Fethaland - 6 or 7 miles
West Sandwick, Yell - 7 miles
Gloup, North Yell - 2 miles
Breakon, Yell - 3 miles
Gucher, Yell - 5.5 miles
Loch of Snarravoe, Unst
Muckle Flugga, Unst - 6 miles
Horse Mill of Hagdale, Unst - 1.5 miles
Muness Castle, Unst - 4.5 miles
Loch of Funzie, Fetlar - 3.5 miles
Strandburgh Ness, Fetlar - 6 miles
Ollaberry - 3 miles
Lunna - 6 miles
Out Skerries - 7 or 8 miles
Isbister, Whalsay - 5 miles
Ward o' Clett, Whalsay - 4.5 miles
Setter, Weisdale - 3.5 miles
Aith Ness, Bressay - 4 miles
Kirkabister Lighthouse, Bressay - 9 miles
Noss - 4 or 5 miles
Mousa Broch - 4 miles
Six brochs - 6.25 miles
Fair Isle - 8 miles

ISBN 9781873597385 Pages 133 (2014) 148mm x 210mm


Price: 6.99