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Fort Charlotte

Shetland Isles, The Highlands, Scotland

Attraction Information

  • Landmarks icon Landmarks

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.


  • Parking Available Nearby Parking Available Nearby

Getting There and Contact Information


Lerwick Centre, Shetland Isles, The Highlands, ZE1 0LU, Scotland


Click here to visit Fort Charlotte's website
01856 841815

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 07:00 - 20:00


Free admission


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Shetland Isles, The Highlands, Scotland

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