The spectacular surprise that is Shetland
Exploring Scotland's remote Shetland Islands
Lying 104 miles (168 km) off Scotland, the remote Shetland Islands are Britain's most northerly outpost. Once under Norse rule, local way of life reflects the Scottish and Scandinavian heritage of the isles. A haven for wildlife, and home to the adorable Shetland pony, the destination is also known for a collection of truly remarkable ancient archaeological sites.
Browse this gallery and marvel at the surprise that is Shetland.
LIFESTYLE Animal kingdom
CELEBRITY Celebrity deaths
HEALTH Middle age