|OS Name:||Muckle Roe|
|Shetland Name:||Muckle Roe|
|UK Grid Reference:||HU320650|
|Area (ha):||1773 ha|
Muckle Roe (Old Norse : Rauðey mikla The big red island ), is joined to the Shetland Mainland by a bridge over Roe Sound and has a population of around 100 people.
Its highest point is South Ward at almost 200 metres. The island is approx 3 miles in diameter, and an ancient dormant volcano, hence the nickname: "the red rock".