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Coastal Walk to the Knab

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Superb coastal pathway for spectacular sea views.

We walked from the town centre and back. The pathway is clearly signposted and offers invigorating... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Invigorating walk by the sea

Had a great walk from the town centre and harbour back to our hotel via the knab . Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kevin M
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Knab Road, Lerwick, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked from the town centre and back. The pathway is clearly signposted and offers invigorating sea views, and a birds-eye perspective on the WW2 (and earlier) fortifications to protect Lerwick Harbour.

Thank borrum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great walk from the town centre and harbour back to our hotel via the knab . Beautiful scenery all along the way . Very friendly people met along the way . Very well maintained .

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Great views around The Knab. Path well maintained and easily navigated. Total time about 30 minutes so a must for everyone off a cruise ship!! On a calm day it gives beautiful views across to Bressay island and the southern aspects of the Shetland islands

Thank Troonie1
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

At the end of Commercial St you walk straight on to the Knab Coastal walk very easy walk looking at the water some lovely buildings to see.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 15 May 2018

This walk was close to our self-catering place so we took a late afternoon stroll. It was a beautiful sunny day but quite windy. The views were absolutely stunning. We started from the free golf course area. I’d love to see someone playing golf in...More

Thank nownow29
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Just on the edge of the town centre this walk is worth doing for the great views over to Bressay and south.

Thank Ullans
Reviewed 9 February 2018

A picturesque stroll on an insipid day probably doesn't paint the walk in its best light, but one could see its virtues as the views had potential to be lovely, not for us however as the hooley blowing horizontal rain almost put paid to our...More

Thank Puttmans
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Great find - walk south out of the town along the coast and join the pathway around the headland - spectacular views across the water, birds, cliffs etc. Probably only takes just over an hour to complete which brings you back in the town centre.

1  Thank Tim W
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Route pamphlet available from Lerwick Tourist Information Buro near pier, centre of Lerwick. Instructions are very clear. Provide a bit of history about all the things visible along the route. Great to use when arriving in Lerwick for the first time, especially.

Thank Riana-22
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This should be a 'must do' when in Lerwick. Such a beautiful walk along the coast that can take your breath away. We walked from the pier to Clikimin Broch along this route and it was the most memorable thing we did on this trip....More

1  Thank ROCruiser
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