Activities and Family Activities in Shetland
Things to do in Shetland
Enjoy a family day out in Shetland, with different things to do whatever the weather. Explore green spaces, laser tag and play centres.
There’s so many opportunities to get outside and exercise, whether it’s cycling, walking, Shetland is a haven for local people or visitors looking for something exciting to do with friends and family. Take a look at different things to do regardless of season or budget.
Kids Activities & Playgrounds
Shetland is a great place for an active family holiday, with a full range of indoor and outdoor activities. With a great variety of attractions and days out to choose from
Trips & Tours
Shetland offers range of operators providing trips and tours by land and/or sea. Specialise in a particular area, offered tours allowing you to build your holiday around your favourite elements or pick and choose to gain an overall view.
Shetland has a growing reputation as an unusual and interesting golfing venue. Depending on weather there is an option of indulging in some ‘midnight golf’ during the ‘simmer dim’ (summer twilight).
Kayaking & Canoeing
Shetland's extensive and accessible coastline offers a paradise for sea kayakers. There are hundreds of miles of cliffs and deserted beaches, countless sea caves including some of Europe's finest areas to explore.
Fitness Clubs & Gyms
Fitness clubs in Shetland are open for everybody and are waiting for you to get in shape. Their aim is to create a friendly and comfortable environment with positive staff members and world-class equipment.
Rock & Indoor Climbing
Shetland has few indoor climbing centres open to the public and offering a wide range of climbing and bouldering activities. The wild seas, the constantly changing weather and the remoteness of the islands makes Shetland very unique rock climbing experiences in Britain.