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Vidlin, (Old Norse : Vaðillinn = The Ford ), is a village on the northeast corner of the Shetland Mainland, at the head of Vidlin Voe, is the modern heart of the old parish of Lunnasting, which centred on the early church at Lunna.
The poet Rhoda Bulter's mother came from Skelberry in Lunnasting, and she herself lived there for two crucially formative years when young.
The Walls poet Christine De Luca has written a memoir and a series of poems about the branch of her family which hailed from Vidlin, on her father Alexander Pearson's side, entitled Dreams in Time's Ocean (2004).
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Some old pictures from Vidlin