to see a larger, separate map of the Lerwick-Fetlar 'See Shetland'
tour route. The alternative roads are marked by arrows.
the 'Garden of Shetland'
island itself has a population of around 80 people, and is the
chosen breeding-ground for three types of rare bird - the Red-Necked
Phalarope, the Red-Throated Diver, and
our tour of Fetlar we'll visit Bobby
Tulloch's famous bird hide, the Loch of Funzie, and
Tresta Beach, where we'll see all three of these breeds - as
well as many others (such as the Skua or 'Bonxie').
We may even be fortunate enough to catch sight
of otters, whales or dolphins along the way.
at the Seaview Cafe, Houbie, is provided as part of your
tour. We'll also call in at the Fetlar
Interpretive Centre at Houbie Beach, to delve into Fetlar's
4 TV's Time Team visited Fetlar during August 2002, to film
the excavations at the Giant's Grave and at a suspected Viking
longhouse. Finds included the largest steatite (soapstone) vessel
discovered to date - so large that it has had to remain at the
The televison programme was broadcast on
Sunday January 26th 2003, at 5:30 pm.