A nature-rich future for Scotland    

These are part of what makes Scotland special and are among the country's greatest assets.

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Take care not to disturb wildlife on riverbanks and shores. Know the Code. Image of swimmer, paddleboarder and ground nesting bird

‘Respect, Protect and Enjoy’ Scotland’s countryside safely

Be aware that riverbanks and loch shores are often a refuge for wildlife and may be used for fishing. Show consideration to people water users.

Find out more about Enjoying Scotland's Outdoors.

Adventure and wild swimming on Rum NNR

Calum Maclean goes on a wild swimming, exploring and photography adventure to Rum National Nature Reserve. Discover the landscape, wildlife and Gaelic references to nature on the small isle of the Inner Hebrides in Scotland.

Find out more about Rum National Nature Reserve.