Places to Visit

Scott’s life and stories have a rich association with many places across Scotland and further afield. Explore some of those sites on our interactive map.


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Fort Charlotte

Scott visited Lerwick on his voyage around Scotland in 1814. 

He wrote that Fort Charlotte was 'garrisoned of late by two companies of veterans'. However, his poetry focussed more on the wildness of the weather and the situation. 

Find out more about Scott's work in connection to Fort Charlotte on our website.

Harbour St, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0JL