A Guide to Safety Outdoors in Scotland

Scotland's great outdoors is an incredible wonderland to uncover, with magnificent Munros, sparkling lochs, golden beaches, untouched landscapes and more to explore.

It is important to be safe out in nature and the elements, and respect the environment along the way. We've put together a handy guide for getting outdoors in Scotland with all the essential outdoor safety topics you need to know: what to wear outdoors in Scotland, health and safety tips, and advice for specific seasons too.

A kayaker enjoying the River Findhorn.

Canoeing in southern Ayrshire.

© Barry Dawson / Ayrshire & Arran Tourism Group

FAQs About Outdoor Safety in Scotland

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