Enjoying the outdoors
Year of food and drink 2015
Nature really is right on your doorstep. Our campaign encourages you to get outdoors and enjoy life's simple pleasures, wherever you may be.
Exciting ideas for visitors and locals on some of the best places to enjoy nature, landscapes and history.
Find out more about specific places to visit such as Nature Reserves and National Parks. Or explore using paths, tracks and routes.
From walks and places to visit, to volunteering and gardening for wildlife, find out some of the things you can do here
Scotland has an amazing diversity of landscapes, wildlife and geology to explore and enjoy. Delve into some ideas here that you get you outdoors.
Wherever you go, know the simple steps you must take to look after the environment and the needs of others working in or enjoying it.
Travelling further afield? Take time to make the most of it and get advice on planning your trip.
Take part in our Urban Deer Photography Competition!
Make your train journey memorable. Check out our audio guide, App and leaflets for some fascinating stories about nature and history along Scotland's scenic train journeys.
Have you been out on the John Muir Way yet?
Discover Scotland, explore your local area and enjoy all the benefits of getting outdoors more.
Celebrate the return of Scotland's most iconic wildlife creatures.