Yell, Shetland

Yell is one of the North Isles of the Shetland Islands off Scotland. It has an area of ​​212 km2. In 2001, 957 people lived here.

Ferries leave from Ulsta on the island after Toft on Mainland and Gutcher on Yell to Belmont on Unst and Fetlar after Oddsta on. Other places to Yell Burravoe, seat of the Old Haa Museum, Mid Yell, Cullivoe and Gloup.

On the coast of Yell live next seabirds and otters, Merline, skuas and red-throated divers.


Worth seeing on the island are

  • A Broch from the Iron Age in Burra Ness,
  • Sands of Breckon (also Brecon ), sand from crushed shells and Cairns
  • The gorge of Daal Lumbister with the stone row.
  • The heel- shaped cairn of Wind House
  • The menhir of Gutcher the ferry terminal to Fetlar