- & discover Scotland's
- places of interest
- places of interest in Scotland
Our country is one of stunning natural beauty, steeped in history, mystery and drama. Scotland has an exceptional wealth of treasures to discover, from our astonishing wildlife to our world-renowned cultural legacy. These natural and historical heritages are closely interwoven, each influencing and leaving their mark on the other across the many landscapes of this land.
What a rich and varied country to explore... and Scotland's Protected Places lets you do just that.
Protected places in focus
Protected Places in focus
The Protected Places explained
You can find out more about the main protected places by choosing one of the options below.
Experience the unforgettable sights, sounds and smells of Scotland's natural world. And, of course, be inspired to return again.
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