Voe is a very central base for exploring the whole of Shetland and you will find plenty to do whatever your choice is.
There are many nice walks in Shetland, well worth doing and there are some lovely places to explore while you enjoy the beautiful scenery, birds and wild life. One very popular spot is the 'Burn of Lunklet' which is just a short drive away. Just up from the house is the Clubb of Mulla which is around 200m high and offers excellent views from the top. You will be able to find details of the various walks on www.walkshetland.com
Various companies do boat trips and sightseeing excursions around Shetland, and is excellent for seeing the many species of seabirds and marine life, details can be found on the following web sites. It is advisable to take plenty of warm clothing with you for any boat trips
There is a swimming pool/leisure centre at Brae which is 4 miles away and another at Aith which is just a short drive away as well.
Nearby there is the Tagon Stores, which is just a short walk away and in Brae there is the Brae Co-op and Brae Garage.
For eating out in Voe there is the Pierhead bar and restautrant which is within walking distance and in Brae there is Drumquin, Busta House, Frankies fish and chips, Mid Brae Inn and the Taste of China take away.
There is a childrens play park nearby at the Voe school, over in Aith there is Michaelswood and in Sand on the west side of Shetland there is Da Gairdens www.gairdins.org.uk which is a beautiful garden and tree plantation, also in Tresta on the west side there is the Lea Gardens.
In August there are the three main Agricultural shows, Voe, Cunningsburgh in the South Mainland and Walls in the West Mainland, the Voe Show is held on the first Saturday in August and all the shows make a good family day out.
There are several museums in Shetland which are well worth a visit.
For car hire in Shetland.