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Historic Building in Sandwick & Mousa

Mousa Broch

On the island of Mousa, off Sandwick, this prehistoric fortified house, dating from some 2000 years ago, is an impressive sight. Rising to 13m, it’s an imposing double-walled structure with a spiral staircase to acc…
Cafe in Sandwick & Mousa

Mackenzies Farm Shop & Café

Local farmers supply the produce for this excellent shop and cafe, which stocks cheeses, quality meats and more, and presents dishes that range from quiches and sandwiches to fuller offerings with Shetland lamb.
Museum in Sandwick & Mousa

Hoswick Visitor Centre

Near Sandwick, Hoswick Visitor Centre has a great collection of old wirelesses (including the daddy of them all – the Murphy type). There are displays on fishing, whaling, weaving and peat casting, as well as nature…