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Enjoying the outdoors

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Homecoming Scotland 2014

Celebrate Scotland's unique natural landscapes as Scotland welcomes the world for the year of Homecoming Scotland 2014

Simple pleasures logo. İSNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

Simple pleasures

Nature really is right on your doorstep. Our campaign encourages you to get outdoors and enjoy life's simple pleasures, wherever you may be.

İLorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

Explore for a day

Exciting ideas for visitors and locals on some of the best places to enjoy nature, landscapes and history.

Tourist reading an interpretive leaflet at Uath LochansİLorne Gill/SNH For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.o

Where to go

Find out more about specific places to visit such as Nature Reserves and National Parks. Or explore using paths, tracks and routes.

People walking on a footpath at Glen Sannox, Isle of Arran, Strathclyde and Ayrshire Area. İLorne Gill/SNH For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.org.uk.

What can I do?

From walks and places to visit, to volunteering and gardening for wildlife, find out some of the things you can do here

Tourist and puffin, Isle of Noss NNR, Shetland Isles, Northern Isles Area. İLorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

What can I see?

Scotland has an amazing diversity of landscapes, wildlife and geology to explore and enjoy. Delve into some ideas here that you get you outdoors.

SOAC front cover leaflet.   İSNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

Your access rights

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.

Discovery Day at Kirkgate Park, Kinross. Stagecoach bus that will travel around the loch. İGeorge Logan/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

Planning my trip

Travelling further afield? Take time to make the most of it and get advice on planning your trip.

Wellies shot for the 2010 know the code before you go campaign İLorne Gill/SNH
For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.org.uk

Why the outdoors?

Discover Scotland, explore your local area and enjoy all the benefits of getting outdoors more.

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