The capital and main port of the Shetland Islands, Lerwick can be found between Scotland & Norway. Originally a quiet fishing village, Lerwick is now one of Europe's busiest herring ports. With dramatic cliffs, pristine beaches and sandstone buildings that date back to the 18th century, this maritime town is a brilliant and peaceful cruise destination. Take in the bright blue waves, catch sight of the famous Shetland ponies, and take a visit to Fort Charlotte. With most attractions all within walking distance, you won't regret taking a cruise to this fantastic part of Scotland.
Things to do in Lerwick
Shetland Museum & Archives
Set on the waterfront, discover the heritage and culture of the beautiful Shetland Islands at this award-winning museum and archives.
Originally built in the 17th century, walk among the fort walls that were built to defend the Sound of Bressay against Dutch and French warships.
Broch of Clickimin
Discover one of Scotland's unique broch's, still standing at an outstanding height, there is evidence of settlement that spans over a thousand years.
Popular cruise lines for Lerwick cruises
With gourmet cuisine and amazing facilities, you'll enjoy every moment on a cruise with Princess Cruises.
With world-class entertainment and incredible facilities, you'll have a spectacular time on a cruise with MSC Cruises.
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