As we all enjoy the outdoors more and discover hidden gems and landscape on our doorstep, we need to be responsible and take care of their natural beauty and habitats so they last for centuries to come, and remain so for others to enjoy and visit too.
When you're outdoors, please be considerate of the landscape around you and respect any signage or information along walking trails and routes - they're there for a reason! Please remember to:
Remember to read up on, and follow, the Scottish Outdoor Access Code before you explore Scotland.
Here's a handy guide to #KnowtheCode
VisitScotland has launched a new responsible tourism campaign encouraging visitors to #respectprotectenjoy. Find out more about how YOU can play your part here.
Sustainable travel and tourism is important to protect the landscape and boosts the local economy, culture and diversity of the area you visit, which in turn keeps the landscape natural and beautiful for other people to enjoy in the future.
Sustainable travel is a way of holidaying in an eco and environmentally friendly way. It's about considering the impact your trip on the place you're visiting. This could be in terms of:
Find out more about how you can travel sustainably and be a responsible tourist here - VisitScotland Sustainable & Responbible Tourism.