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Shetland Amenity Trust constantly strives to preserve and enhance everything that is distinctive about Shetland's cultural and natural heritage, promoting access to it whether physical or intellectual.

The Trust was created in 1983 and has since delivered an extensive range of high quality heritage and culture projects, in partnership with a range of local, national and international agencies.

We continue to be pro-active in seeking new opportunities and identifying new funding sources, to further enhance the heritage and culture experience for local Shetland people and visitors to our islands.

We are part of a community which takes great pride and pleasure in our cultural and natural heritage, embracing traditions, dialect and our physical environment in all of our activities.

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  • 17Dec

    Shetland Amenity Trust reflects on a busy year

    The Shetland Amenity Trust (SAT) published its annual review this week looking back over the 2018/19 financial year. It has been a busy year for the Trust as it continued to deliver a range of services, projects and initiatives all aimed at caring for Shetland’s natural and cultural heritage.

  • 14Nov

    A new direction for the Shetland Amenity Trust

    At their meeting this morning, Friday 15 November, Trustees will launch ‘Caring for Shetland’s heritage’, their new Strategic Plan, which endorses a new direction for the Trust’s future activity.

  • 13Nov

    A change in focus for Da Voar Redd Up volunteers

    The final totals have now been tallied for ‘Da Voar Redd Up’ 2019, the annual spring clean of Shetland’s beaches, and the results have been surprising.

Shetland UNESCO Global Geopark

From the highest sheer cliffs in Britain to the best ‘hands on’ exposure of the Great Glen Fault, Shetland is packed with an incredibly varied geology spanning almost 3 billion years. Find out more…