Silwick

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Shetland Settlements
Name: Silwick
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UK Grid Reference: HU293424
Distance from Lerwick by road: 30 miles
Community Council: Sandsting & Aithsting
Google Street View:
Sea stacks at Silwick

Silwick, a once thriving community in the West Mainland, about three miles from Skeld, is now almost deserted.

The area has spectacular cliffs and views.

The Norwegian vessel Usetind was wrecked on the stoney beach here in 1929

Silwick with Hill of Shoostran beyond
Cliffs at Silwick
Skillful stonework on an old house


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