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Hillswick Wildlife Sanctuary

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Lovely to visit this small wildlife sanctuary, open 2/5 pm. Lots of special care for these sick... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Pam D
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
inspiring and motivated ppl

Really motivated and hard working people who are dedicated to save wild animals. Dont forget to... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Hein S
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14 May 2018
“Interesting”
26 Jun 2017
“inspiring and motivated ppl”
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Lovely to visit this small wildlife sanctuary, open 2/5 pm. Lots of special care for these sick animals and information. Great coastal location.

1  Thank Pam D
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Really motivated and hard working people who are dedicated to save wild animals. Dont forget to leave a donation. All help is appreciated. We really enjoyed our visit seeing 2 tiny seal pups.

Thank Hein S
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I was here a few years back. It was worth visiting to meet Jan & Pete & the awesome job they do. Their place is right in front of the water. It is beautiful. Shetland is amazing and full of hidden little gems in every...More

1  Thank Maria G
Reviewed 22 August 2015

I will preface this and say that I have volunteered here twice now and it's one of my favorite places in the world. You're in the middle of nowhere on the edge of the world. The scenery can't be beat and the sanctuary is amazing....More

2  Thank Sara S
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Jan and Pete and their volunteers work tirelessly for the good of local and worldwide wildlife and environment

1  Thank vonbaronowski
Reviewed 14 February 2015

This place is really not obvious but as Hillswick is a small village, just ask and they will point you in the right direction. Noted for its care of abandoned sea mammals, the Santuary has featured on several wildlife programmes. No doubt they do greatmwork...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2014

We came here "by accident", but definetely enjoyed out stay and are still impressed by the enthusiasm and helpfulness we encountered.

Thank Bodo M
Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

This isn't really an attraction as such but we have made a point of going both times we have holidayed in the shetland islands in the last two years, sometimes she has rescued animals in and sometimes she doesn't. But that's not why we go,...More

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