Dog Friendly Day Out in Scotland

Lerwick
Shetland
Northern Scotland

Telephone: 01856 841815
Telephone: 0131 668 8800
Website: www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/ind

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Key Info:
In centre of Lerwick. 4 HU 475 415.

Description:
A five-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. Keys available locally during the standard opening times published in this guide.

Opening Times:
Visit Historic Scotland's website for details.

Dog Restrictions:
Dogs are permitted in the grounds if kept on a leash. They are not permitted in roofed buildings. Owners are asked to be sensitive to the effect of their dogs on others, esepcially children. Poop scoops are available from the steward at staffed sites. Please clear up after your dog.

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