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Other places to enjoy the outdoors

Scotland has a wealth of other places to visit from high profile attractions to hidden gems right in the heart of our cities providing everyone a chance for everyone to enjoy the outdoors and get close to nature. Many are managed by conservation charities or local community groups, which may run events and activities or offer opportunities to get involved in volunteering.

National Trust for Scotland

With over 76,000 hectares of Scotlands countryside to explore, the National Trust for Scotland has a place for everyone! Find NTS properties near you external site .


With many reserves in Scotland the RSPB offers everything from great family days out to more remote places where you can experience nature at its most breathtaking. Search for RSPB reserves external site here.

Scottish Wildlife Trust

With places ranging from lochs and sea cliffs to old industrial sites reclaimed for nature, the Scottish Wildlife Trust offers great wildlife watching opportunities. Visit the Scottish Wildlife Trust external site website and discover their 120 reserves in Scotland.

Woodland Trust

The Woodland Trust cares for over 80 sites in Scotland, including internationally important woodlands as well as community woods in and around towns and cities. You can find Woodland Trust places to visit here.

John Muir Trust

If you want to visit Scotland's wild places, then the 8 John Muir Trust properties external site include some of the most spectacular wild landscapes in Scotland.

Parks in Scotland

Check out your nearest local park external site   to find wild areas, activities, opportunities to volunteer, and more....

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