Outdoor Access and Core Paths

Access Routes

Shetland Additional Access Routes maps:

Access routes are routes maintained to give access to points of interest such as lochs, beaches and viewpoints, some may be adopted as Core Paths in future reviews of the Core Path Plan.

GPX and KML files of the Access Routes can be downloaded from the downloads webpage.

Disclaimer: We try to keep this information as up to date as possible, however there may be additions or amendments that have not been recorded yet.


Outdoor Access Officer
Shetland Islands Council 
8 North Ness Business Park 
Lerwick, Shetland 

If you have any queries, please email the Outdoor Access Officer via outdooraccess@shetland.gov.uk or telephone 01595 744 169