Tel: 01595 810231

Guest Comments

Certainly the best self-catering accommodation we have ever stayed in! Great central location, welcome pack, fully equipped and more. A big thank you to Jackie, Erik and the girls.

Jim & Liz Castle Town, Caithness

Perfect for the house. Perfect for our visits. Why not another time. Thank you.

Posie and Peter Watling & Claude Coquen Eden Valley, Cumbria & Angers, France

Love the big skies, the people and the ponies. Great stay x

D Anderson Leytonstone, London

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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