Promote Shetland (@PromoteShetland )

Promote Shetland

Bio Proud to showcase #Shetland to the world as an authentic, creative and highly desirable place to live, visit, study or do business with.
Location Shetland Islands, UK
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Account created 15-06-2009 08:41:21
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ContentCal Studio : Fancy a wander around some of Shetland's abandoned places?
In the first of a two-part series, Shetland with Laurie explores some of Shetland's abandoned buildings and delves into their history.…


iPhone : NorthLink Ferries have opened sailings to and from #Orkney & #Shetland for all travellers. To allow 1m physical distancing on board there will be restrictions to the numbers that can sail, so passengers must book ahead to avoid disappointment.

Twitter Web App : Orcas (the 27s pod) off the south Mainland, #Shetland yesterday filmed by our 14-year old daughter Cerys. What a day! VisitScotland Promote Shetland Karen Hall Orca Aware The Orca Project Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) On the Killer Whale Trail Sunnyside Primary Karen Munro Ullapool Sea Savers The British Nature Guide

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Twitter Web App : There may be autumnal winds from the north west and it might feel like late September but the beauty of the #Shetland moorland still shows it’s #summer
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ContentCal Studio : We're encouraging islanders to make the most of what’s on their doorsteps this summer, particularly when the options to travel further afield are still limited.

Let's #RediscoverShetland…

ContentCal Studio : How did Lerwick grow to replace Scalloway as the #Shetland Islands capital?

Alastair has been exploring the history:…

iPhone : Its #NationalMeadowsDay - here in #Shetland many are presently fields of golden buttercups, but look closer and theyre bursting with biodiversity - full of myriad flowering plants, humming with bumblebees, and home to many ground-nesting birds.

Oh, and a pony or two.

iPhone : An example of how close orca can come to you. Perfect boat behaviour- sitting idle while the orcas do their thing. No need to chase #Shetland #ScottishMarineWildlifeWatchingCode

ContentCal Studio : 🦋 Can you help Shetland Community WildlifeGroup?

The group, created by NAFC Marine Centre, is in place to help #Shetland get involved in monitoring and recording the natural heritage and learn more about our wildlife.

Find out more:…

iPhone : This week weve been working with Promote Shetland on a short film promoting buy local, a more important message than ever as lockdown restrictions ease. Keep an eye out for the finished version very shortly... #buylocal #shoplocal #shetland #promoteshetland #foodanddrink

ContentCal Studio : Following today's updates from the Scottish Government on easing lockdown, here's our latest visitor information for #Shetland:…

Twitter Web App : If you’re in town and got a spare half hour – why not drop by the #LerwickFlowerPark and get some🌹🌼🌺therapy?

Read the latest blog entry 👇🏼…
#Lerwick #Shetland

ContentCal Studio : 🎉 Congratulations to Barbara Hicks, Stamford USA, winner of the June Prize Giveaway of a Gilly B Scottish Island print.

We think youll love your print, Barbara! 👏


iPhone : Bog cotton, birdsong, cloud-watching, #Shetland this evening.

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Twitter Web App : 🔥Lerwick Up Helly Aa 2021, due to be held on Tuesday 26th January 2021, has been postponed for a year. The Lerwick #UpHellyAa Committee made the unanimous decision following consultation with key partners of the festival.

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Twitter Web App : Just me and some very wet Puffins here just now..

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Twitter Web App : That very UK topic: chatting about the #weather! 💨⛅️💧🌧🌞

We do get a lot of weather in #Shetland, and the contrasts day to day, hour to hour, can be dramatic. There’s usually something to talk about!…