Walking

Papa Stour boasts beautiful cliffs, epic geos, stunning stacks and some of the best sea caves in Europe. It is a Special Area of Conservation and is teeming with wildlife. With nesting sea birds, otters, seals and plenty of Shetland sheep, walking is one of the best ways to explore the island. Historically there is a traditional freedom of access across the isles, but remember to follow the Scottish Outdoor Access Code to ensure they can continue to be enjoyed and protected. Please also respect the land and property of the island residents.

Further information

Core paths and Access Routes

www.shetland.gov.uk/natural-historic-environment/outdoor-access/2

Shetland Outdoor Access Guidance

www.shetland.gov.uk/natural-historic-environment/outdoor-access/8?documentId=16&categoryId=20076

GPX of core paths and access routes

www.shetland.gov.uk/natural-historic-environment/outdoor-access/3?documentId=16&categoryId=20076

Walk Shetland

www.shetland.org/visit/do/outdoors/walk

Shetland UNESCO Global Geopark

www.shetlandamenity.org/geopark-shetland