Tel: 01595 810231

Guest Comments

Thanks for making us feel like one of the family. See you next year.

Joan and David Brentwood, Essex

Absolutely loved being here - very tranquil - couldn't fault it. Beautiful house and countryside.

K & P Anderson New Zealand

Absolutely the best house we have ever stayed in. We felt very homely from the first moment. Thank you very very much, to Jackie, Erik, Cheryl, Rhona and Lisa for all the kindness and friendship! We will enjoy it again next year!!! Shetland is beautiful and full of nice people! The nature is indescribably nice! A perfect holiday!

Cecil (Ex- Shetlander) and Monika (German) Durham

There is so much to do in Shetland, no matter what your interests or reasons for visiting. Whether you want to get outdoors and explore, to take part in activities or tours, or if you just want to sit, relax and enjoy peacefulness - Shetland will impress.

We would encourage you to take a look at the Visit Shetland website for ideas, information and to find out more about what you can experience in Shetland. Also, our Activities and Attractions and Useful Information pages have even more resources to get you started on planning your trip.

Shetland Products

We promote various Shetland products at Queans Self Catering. These include:

  • Photographs by Ivan Hawick
  • Photographs by Dennis & John Coutts
  • Paintings by Gillian Ramsay- Shetland Art Company
  • Large selection of Shetland books, general reading books and Shetland maps<
  • Large selection of Shetland CDs, general CDs and Shetland video/DVDs
  • Fair Isle cushion covers, Shetland souvenirs, mugs, tablemats, etc.
  • Shetland Soap Company products
  • Shetland Fudge Company - confectionery included in our Welcome Pack
  • Walls Bakery – items included in our Welcome Pack

Shetland Fact File

Language: English (Shetland dialect)

Population: 21,988 (Census 2001)

Currency: Pounds Sterling

Latitude: 60 Degrees North

Longitude: 1 Degree West

Area: 1,468 sq km

Length of coastline: 1,450 km

Number of islands: 100+ (15 inhabited)

Highest peak: Ronas Hill (450m)

Most sheer cliff: The Kame, Foula (375m)

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