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Love Shetland? Whether you’re here on a visit, have Shetland connections or are lucky enough to live and work here, Shetland Life is the magazine for you. We strive to showcase the very best of Shetland culture and community through in-depth features, exclusive interviews and stunning photography.

Shetland Life is published on the first Friday of every month and it is bursting with life – Shetland Life! Enjoy interviews with local celebrities, specially commissioned photography, fascinating social history pieces, peeks inside some of these islands’ most intriguing homes, recipes using our amazing local produce, reviews and cultural listings, close encounters with the natural world, and a general celebration of the boundless talent, creativity and enterprise which Shetland so successfully nurtures.

We would love you to be part of our readership and enjoy all of the above. We welcome feedback, suggestions and contributions for articles to potentially feature in our magazine too.

You can purchase the digital edition now and have it available on the day of publication for your desktop, laptop or mobile device.

Please choose your subscription purchase preference by completing the form below.

Pay securely through SagePay or PayPal (which you will find within SagePay with no additional accounts required).

If you buy a single issue, after making payment, you will be asked to select the issue you want to buy e.g. you may want an older edition (if available) rather than the current issue.

If you choose a digital subscription on a date basis it will start with the current issue.

Important – sales, system requirements and technical information

The digital edition can be viewed on a PC, Mac or mobile device as long as you have access to the internet (broadband recommended). It is best viewed with Adobe Flash, the latest version is available free at

Information on passwords. Our digital publications are brought to you by our partner company PageSuite who also host a number of other digital newspapers/magazines. If you already subscribe to one or more of these and change your password on one of these titles it will change for all the titles that use PageSuite.

For example, change your password on your Shetland Life subscription and it will change on any other publication hosted by PageSuite to which you subscribe. The reverse is obviously also the case.

When purchased, you will be able to view the magazine on two devices per day only.

If you have any problems with your digital subscription you can contact us by emailing

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Please make sure you are running the latest version of your internet browser to help access the digital edition effectively.

Mobile devices

Our digital publications work well across the majority of mobile devices but please try our sample publication before subscribing.


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Purchase options are: 1 issue, 6 month (6 issues) or 1 year (12 issues).
Prices :
1 Edition at £ 2.30, 6 Month(s) at £ 13.80, 1 Year(s) at £ 27.60
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For help with subscribing to our digital edition please read our Frequently Asked Questions
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