Suitable for ages: Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)
Venue type: Outdoor
A 5 sided artillery fort with bastions projecting from each corner.
The walls are high and massive. It was built in 1665 to protect the Sound of Bressay from the Dutch, but taken by them and burned in 1673. It was rebuilt in 1781.
Getting There and Contact Information
Lerwick Centre, Shetland Isles, The Highlands, ZE1 0LU, Scotland
Click here to visit Fort Charlotte's website
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
External access year round. Keys available from staff on site Monday to Friday. Fort Charlotte is temporarily closed on Saturdays and Sundays.