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Commercial Street 1 Charlotte Street, Lerwick ZE1 0JL, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The canon could have done some serious damage to our ship, but times are peaceful thank goodness. Needed some sun.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to spend an afternoon visiting Fort Charlotte on a recent cruise. The fort was interesting with a couple good exhibits. We would visit again.

Thank sdakota2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting Fort which is quite big and takes up a big part up of downtown Lerwick. I was able to see the Queen's Hotel and residence of Perez in the Shetland TV Series.

Thank jcovecbns
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We just kind of stumbled upon the fort entrance when we were wandering on a rainy Sunday morning when Lerwick is pretty much closed. Very interesting place with good views of the water and nearby islands, decent information scattered around. No idea if there are...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Considering Lerwick is so remote it was interesting to find such fortifications here, There is frankly little to see and no access to the military buildings on site, Perhaps the best is the grand view over the harbour, There are no visitor facilities at all.

Thank buckfast39
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Had a look round, was fasinating to be honest to know this was used in the time it was. All easily walked round area in middle of town.

Thank Brendon I
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This is a nice little nice to stumble on but I wouldnt go out of my way to get there. Pretty views of the harbor tho.

Thank pixieduststar
Reviewed 15 August 2018

An interesting experience. Great views from the walls. Lerwick has so much to offer. We intend to go back there next year. Great holiday

Thank _mayl53
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Lying over the town and overlooking the town and harbour. A good place for learning something about forgotten times and to get good overview especially for taking photos.

Thank Hans-Georg B
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The Fort is a little light on anything to really see, but it does have information boards that tell you about its previous uses and parts it played in the town's history. The attraction is self guided and you are free to wander around. The...More

Thank Travelr_Gal
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