Don’t miss out on northern exposure
The idea of an out-of-season break on the Shetland Islands may not occur to many people – but for those who take the plunge and venture north, a wild and fascinating place on the same latitude as southern Greenland and Alaska is on offer.
Avoiding the main tourist season of May to September, my wife and I flew in to Sumburgh Airport on a sunny mid-April day.
As we skimmed past the Sumburgh Head lighthouse on our landing approach, we were totally unaware of the return of the puffins or tammie norie to the cliffs below after their winter travels, providing the summer spectacle for many visitors.
For the full story, pick up a copy of today’s Press and Journal or read our digital edition now.