Scottish Outdoor Access Code

Now the weather is getting better we are seeing more people out around Shetland enjoying our beautiful landscape.

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Responsible Dog Walking

Please always follow the Scottish Outdoor Access Code when enjoying your access rights, this is especially true when walking your dog.

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Lambing Season

We’re approaching lambing time in Shetland.

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Nesting Season

Bird nesting season is just around the corner- please enjoy your outdoor access responsibly.

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Project Wild Thing Screening

The RSPB have teamed up with Shetland Arts at Mareel to screen Project Wild Thing

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Win Furt

The Win Furt trustees are having a community consultation on the proposed footpaths for Whiteness and Weisdale. Residents of Tingwall, Whiteness and Weisdale can vote for the path they would place the most value on.

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Seal Haul Out Sites

Grey seals give birth in the autumn (September – December) and stay on land for several weeks. It is important to be aware of beaches which have been designated seal haul out sites.

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Vehicle Access

The Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 establishes a right of responsible non-motorised access to land throughout Scotland with few exceptions, for recreational, educational and some commercial purposes.

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Dog Walking

A reminder from the outdoor access team to walk your dog responsibly.

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A Right To Responsible Access

As the weather improves and more people are getting out and about the outdoor access team want to highlight how to enjoy your access rights responsibly.

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