Up Helly Aa

Up Helly Aa is an annual fire festival held in Shetland. The festival takes place every last Tuesday of January, in Lerwick, Shetland. During the festival, squads carrying their Vikings torches in the night march across the town wearing Viking themed costumes. Up Helly Aa is usually held annually to mark the end of the…

The Italian Chapel

Located on the tiny uninhabited island of Lamb Homb in Scotland’s memorable Orkney Islands, The Italian Chapel is an inspiring Catholic church that was constructed by prisoners of war during World War II. The site has become a popular tourist destination, attracting more than 100,000 visitors annually. The chapel was started as a makeshift structure…

Smoo Cave

Smoo Cave is a unique and magnificent sea cave that merges with a freshwater cave complex to create an underground haven that every tourist will find impressive. The grand entrance to the cave has been enlarged by corrosion to a massive 40 metres wide and 15 metres high, making it the UK’s largest cave entrance…