Stay Safe in Scotland's Outdoors

Learn more about how to stay safe on land and in the water when you are experiencing Scotland's nature

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Take care and think before you act.

Enjoying Scotland's outdoors safely means being prepared and having the right knowledge. If you're heading into the hills, be aware of the weather, if you're open water swimming, be conscious of your surroundings and water temperatures. Having the right kit can make a big difference to your day, it can even save your life.


We have put together some simple tips and links that will help you on your journey as a responsible visitor and we would like to thank you for taking the time to read about ‘Your Commitment’ to staying safe and helping others stay safe in Scotland’s Outdoors:

Be prepared and learn a new skill: