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Shetland - Yell, Unst and Fetlar

Ordnance Survey

Shetland - Yell, Unst and Fetlar

Sheet 1

by Ordnance Survey

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Published by Ordnance Survey .
Written in English


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StatementOrdnance Survey.
SeriesLandranger Maps -- Sheet 1
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Open LibraryOL18932567M
ISBN 100751901016

Yell also serves as a good base to explore Fetlar and Unst. Yell Cliffs From Toft, on the north mainland, it takes only fifteen minutes by car ferry to reach Ulsta at the southwest corner of Yell. About 1, people live on the island and you will find a lifestyle which . East of Mainland are the islands of Whalsay and Bressay. North of Mainland lie the islands of Yell, Fetlar, and Unst, the most northerly island. One mile off the coast of Unst is the most northerly point in the United Kingdom, Muckle Flugga—a lighthouse and group of rocks.

Covers Unst, Yell and Fetlar, at a scale of This map is ideal for planning a day out, providing all the information you need whether you are a visitor or a local resident. Now includes mobile download. Welcome to the Shetland island Fetlar. A place of abundant wildlife, stunning scenery and a small but very friendly community. We hope you'll visit us on holiday, or .

Shetland: Yell, Unst & Fetlar.. [Ordnance Survey.] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ordnance Survey. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Revision dates may vary. Description. Fetlar Foula (see Walls) Lerwick Lunnasting (see Nesting) Mid and South Yell Sandsting and Aithsting Sandwick Skerries (see Nesting) South Yell (see Mid and South Yell) Tingwall Unst Walls Weesdale (see Tingwall) Whalsay (see Nesting) Whiteness (see Tingwall) Common surnames in Shetland in ; Rank Surname Per ,; 1: Robertson:


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Shetland - Yell, Unst and Fetlar by Ordnance Survey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Although ferries to Fetlar are less frequent than those serving Yell and Unst, it’s easy to get to the island. On the Shetland Mainland, follow the A road to Toft; Take the car ferry across Yell Sound from Toft to Ulsta on the island of Yell; the crossing takes 20 minutes.

Drive north across Yell to Gutcher; allow 25 minutes without stops. The essential map for outdoor activities in Shetland - Unst, Yell and Fetlar. The OS Explorer Map is the Ordnance Survey's most detailed Shetland - Yell map and is recommended for anyone enjoying outdoor activities including walking, horse riding and off-road cycling.

This map now comes with a digital version which you can download to your smartphone /5(2). The ferries between the Mainland and Yell run every hour or half hour during the day and evening. Shetland - Yell between Yell and Unst are also frequent, but bear in mind that some journeys from both Gutcher (Yell) and Belmont (Unst) are to the island of Fetlar, indicated by the letter H (for Hamars Ness) in the ferry timetable.

It’s important to note. Buy Shetland Unst, Yell & Fetlar ~ Explorer (The Outstanding All Weather Map) by Ordnance Survey (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: Ordnance Survey.

Yell is a transport hub for the neighbouring islands of Unst and Fetlar. The Yell Sound Ferry sails from Ulsta on the island to Toft on the Shetland Mainland. The service is operated by two ferries—Daggri (Norse for "dawn"), launched in and Dagalien (Norse for "dusk"), launched in Area: 21, ha ( sq mi).

The island of Fetlar makes up one of Shetland’s three North Isles, along with Yell and Unst. Fetlar is 7 miles wide and sits to the east of those islands. It is known as The Garden of Shetland because during the summer it is carpeted with wild flowers.

Fetlar is also well known for the wealth of birds and wildlife that call the island their home. Fetlar Photo: Yolanda Bruce Fetlar is known as the ‘garden of Shetland’ – a verdant, fertile isle lying east of Yell and home to around 60 welcoming folk, has a wealth of attractions to see and enjoy among its interesting natural and ecological heritage, rare breeding and migratory birds and beautiful beaches, as well as its community events.

Unst (/ ˈ ʌ n s t /) is one of the North Isles of the Shetland Islands, is the northernmost of the inhabited British Isles and is the third-largest island in Shetland after the Mainland and has an area of 46 square miles ( km 2).

Unst is largely grassland, with coastal main village is Baltasound, formerly the second-largest herring fishing port after. Yell; Yell. Photo: Charlie Inkster Yell is the largest of the North Isles and a haven for wildlife and wild flowers. The 83 square miles of heather and moorland, cut by the deep voes of Whalfirth, Mid Yell and Basta Voe, boasts a coastline with some of the best beaches in Shetland.

Block Booking Form for July/August (01/08/ - 31/08/): Charter Rates (for all ferries outside normal timetabled operation) (54 Kb) Charter Agreement Proforma ( Kb). Buy Landranger (1) Shetland Yell, Unst and Fetlar (OS Landranger Map) February ed by Ordnance Survey (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2. Fetlar is relatively easy to get to, although ferry booking is advised. The journey involves two crossings; from Toft (Mainland) to Ulsta (Yell), and then Gutcher (Yell) to Hamars Ness (Fetlar), often with a drop in at Unst to pick up more passengers en route.

To get to Toft, follow the A from Lerwick then the A towards Mossbank. Zoom image Tresta Fetlar is the fourth largest of the Shetland Islands, which lie at the "crossroads of the North Sea", equidistant between Scotland, Norway and the Faroe Islands.

Fetlar lies South of Unst and to the East of Yell, and together the three islands make up the "North Isles" of Shetland. See Fetlar's location. Fetlar is known as the "Garden of Shetland" due to it being by far. The island of Yell is the second largest of the Shetland Islands after Mainland.

It is possibly one of the most understated of the Northern Isles. This is an island that if you take time to detour from the main road through to the onward ferry, you are sure to be in awe of its.

Around 1, people live on Yell and the main industries are fishing, fish farming, farming (including Strawberries!), peat cutting, transport and tourism. Yell is a popular place to see otters and red-throated divers, and it’s also where you catch the ferry to Unst and Fetlar. Our first impressions of Yell was of an island with dramatic views, a lovely coastline, lots of moorland, many.

Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey Explorer Active map - Shetland - Unst, Yell & Fetlar (Waterproof) - Comes with FREE Digital map download Now £ £ Was. Islands of Shetland: Fair Isle, Yell, Shetland, Papa Stour, Foula, Out Skerries, Unst, St Ninian s Isle, Forewick Holm, Fetlar, Mousa, Vaila (Paperback) by Source Wikipedia and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Unst, Fetlar, Yell, Whalsay, Skerries & Papa Stour Bookings for our Ferries can be made through the booking office or by Email [email protected] Fair Isle Bookings for Fair Isle can be made via Neil Thomson or by Email [email protected] Foula.

A good network of quiet, well-maintained and signposted roads make the islands of Yell, Unst and Fetlar fantastic to explore by bike. In Yell, experience the beauty of its extensive and varied coastline, rugged moorlands and fantastic nature reserves teeming with wildlife.

Read more about our Unst – The Nature of The Top of Britain trips. New: The Island of Yell. The second largest of the Shetland Islands, you are sure to be in awe of Yell’s secluded beaches, stunning vistas and fabulous wildlife. Read about our Island of Yell tour.

Fetlar – the Garden of Shetland. Fetlar is known locally as ‘the garden. The Scalloway Islands are a small archipelago at the entrance to Weisdale Voe in the South West.

The North Isles is the name given to the group including Yell, Unst and Fetlar. There are also numerous islands in Yell Sound between the Mainland and Yell and in St. Magnus Bay to the west, especially near the strait of Swarbacks Minn, but the number and diverse locations of the Shetland islands.The next largest are Yell, Unst, and Fetlar, which lie to the north, and Bressay The most distinctive feature is the ophiolite in Unst and Fetlar which is a remnant of the Iapetus Ocean floor made up of ultrabasic The first written record of the pony was in in the Court Books of Shetland and, for its size, it is the strongest of.This is also why the island is often called "the garden of Shetland".

An unexpected result is that Fetlar can feel much more like a northern Orkney Islands such as Westray rather than its peat-covered neighbours of Yell and Unst.

If Fetlar itself is very irregular .