The Island of Mousa


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Visit the island of Mousa, admire beautiful scenery and wildlife, and visit an Iron Age fortress.
  • Board the Solan IV boat for a short crossing to the Island of Mousa

  • Enjoy a guided walk across part of Mousa to admire the beautiful scenery

  • Visit Mousa Broch, the tallest and best-preserved broch in the world

  • Drive through Lerwick – the capital of Shetland

Wildlife wonderland

Mousa is an uninhabited island in Shetland, 1.5 miles long and 1 mile wide. Here you’ll enjoy a guided walk across part of this island to admire its beautiful scenery and wildlife, including seal and bird colonies. You may also spot common and grey seals, as well as Arctic Terns and Great Skuas. Mousa is also home to Mousa Broch – an impressive Iron Age fortress tower which stands 13 metres in height and is the best preserved of its type. 

Practical information

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate warm, waterproof clothing and comfortable walking boots.

  • Walking information: Up to 3 miles of walking.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

  • Language: English.