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Landscape policy and guidance

Housing development, Westhill, Aberdeenshire. © George Logan/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.org.uk

Landscape, planning and development

The landscape aspects of planning and built development. Policies and guidance by development type.

Muirburn patterns on a heather covered hill near Abington, Southern Uplands. ©P&A Macdonald/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

SNH landscape policy

Scottish Natural Heritage's Landscape Policy Framework

Cows. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Libary on tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Landscape and land management

Information about land management policies and practices, including forestry and agriculture

Cycling in Glen Tanar NNR. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Landscape, health and the economy

Information on the benefits landscape provides to society

30 Nesting Gannets (Sula bassana) on the cliffs at Rumble Wick, Isle of Noss NNR, Shetland. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Landscape, biodiversity, geology and soils

Information about how the management of biodiversity, geology and soils relates to landscape

Oak trees submerged by the flood waters of the River Tay at Stanley.  ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Climate change, landscape and quality of life

Recent research on the impacts of climate change on the landscape and the benefits it provides.

Callanish - Standing stones Stone circle on Lewis. ©Moira Hogg/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

Landscape and the historic environment

Policies and guidance about the historic dimension of the landscape

Loch Maree Islands NNR with Slioch in the distance. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Wild land

Policy and guidance on wild land in Scotland



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