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Walking the Coastline of Shetland - South Mainland

Shetland Islands

137 km / 85 miles
The publication describes walks around the coastline of the South Mainland of Shetland and the islands of Burra, Trondra, South Havra, St Ninian, Fair Isle and Mousa. It also provides information on the history and folklore associated with the crofting and fishing communities established there.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Challenging
Start: HU405392 - Scalloway, Shetland Islands View on StreetMap
Finish: HU476412 - Market Cross, Lerwick, Shetland Islands View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Walking the Coastline of Shetland: 6 - South Mainland  (Shetland Times Bookshop  - 2000 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
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Route Profile:

135.9 km (84.4 miles)
3,851 m (12,635 ft) ascent
279 m (915 ft)  maximum height

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