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Northern Islands

Unst & Yell

Glorious Shetland islands known for seabird colonies, ‘dratsies’, seals and ponies

Things to do

NATURE SPOTTING

Yell is known for its important nature reserves and impressive seabird populations.

Keep your eyes peeled for otters, known locally as ‘dratsies’ – Yell is one of the best places in Europe to spot them.

HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION

If you’re looking to stay for a holiday, try Belmont House on Unst, a Georgian masterpiece built in 1775 for landowner Thomas Moffat.