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Popular holiday rental amenities in the Shetland Islands
Select a filter and easily find an offer meeting your needs among the 198 rentals in Shetland Islands. In Shetland Islands, 138 accommodation types provide internet. So, if you need internet access during your holidays, use the internet filter to compare these rentals. Three amenities that aren't typical are saunas, pools and barbecues.
The Weather in the Shetland Islands
- Rainy days
Above are the weather conditions for Shetland Islands. This year, July will have the highest average temperatures. Conversely, February is the coolest month in the Shetland Islands, with temperatures falling below 2°. The rainiest month is December, while the driest month is May.
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Accommodation options for your holiday in the Shetland Islands
88 out of the 198 listed rentals in Shetland Islands are hotel rooms. They account for one-third of the property types in this destination (32.84%). The standard size of hotel rooms in Shetland Islands is 76 m², and they cost, on average, £122 a night. Moreover, these properties are a great choice for couples and small groups, since most can welcome 2 guests. Apartment rentals are the other most common type of accommodation in Shetland Islands. Our data reveals that the standard price of apartment rentals is £102 a night for an area of 64 m².
Find the perfect remote holiday letting on the Shetland Islands
Located off the north coast of Scotland, the Shetland Islands have a character all their own. Part Scottish, part Viking, the islands have a fascinating history – and there are lots of rural holiday cottages for visitors who want some peace and quiet.
What are the best nightlife spots in the Shetland Islands?
Folk music and the Northern Lights
Though the Shetland Islands may be remote, Shetlanders still know how to have a good time. Even the smallest villages have a local pub, which is the heart of the community. Stop in to see folk musicians playing traditional Scottish music. The islands also host several musical events, including the Shetland Folk Festival and the Accordion and Fiddle Festival. The Shetland Islands are one of the best places in the UK to spot the beautiful Northern Lights phenomena, which are at their peak during the winter.
Where are the unique attractions in the Shetland Islands?
Shetland's prehistoric and Viking history
The Shetland Islands were home to some very early settlements, and there are many ancient villages that you can visit today. Jarlshof and Old Scatness are particularly outstanding – Jarlshof is home to a fascinating visitor centre for those who want to learn more about Bronze and Iron Age Shetland. The northernmost of the Shetland Islands, Unst, is home to many former Viking settlements. Excavated by archaeologists, they are now open to visitors.
What are the best events and festivals in the Shetland Islands?
Up Helly Aa winter celebration
The Shetland Islands host Up Helly Aa, a unique celebration that marks the end of the Yuletide season. Every February, in Lerwick and nine other Shetland villages, groups of costumed men roam the streets with torches of fire. The celebration culminates in the burning of a Viking longship, and the subsequent party lasts throughout the night, with music, dancing, and whisky.
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