It is starting to feel a lot like spring in Shetland. That means puffins will soon return and it is not long until the Shetland Folk Festival.
The Shetland Folk Festival is a spectacular event featuring musicians from all over the world. Concerts are held in some of the most beautiful locations across the islands. Music is a very important part of Shetland culture and during the festival there is music played everywhere; on the inter island ferries, in pubs, on the street and of course in official venues.
The festival is legendary for people choosing not to sleep for the duration but if you plan to come and do want a bed for the night why not stay at the Bridge End Outdoor Centre. £14 per person per night, leaves you plenty money t
o spend on the rest of your Shetland adventure!