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Visitors to Forestry and Land Scotland Asked to Enjoy the Woods Responsibly

This Easter, visitors to Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) are being asked to respectfully enjoy the outdoors which are managed by the environmental agency.

They’re asking people coming into the woodlands, which they conserve, to act responsibly by picking up their litter and to not to start fires.

Stuart Chalmers, FLS Visitor Services Manager, said: “Being outdoors is a great boost for health and well-being and we’re expecting to welcome thousands of visitors over the Easter weekend.

“With over 300 visitor destinations to choose from around the country, we have something for everyone.

“We want to make sure that everyone has as enjoyable a visit as possible. We are asking all visitors to be mindful of communities, other visitors, nature and our staff when visiting our forests.”

Forestry and Land Scotland operate a number of sites across Highland Perthshire, ranging from café’s, vistas, woodland, outdoor trails and historic sites.

By Loch Tummel, FLS keep up ‘Queen’s View’ which offers a commanding view over Loch Tummel that time travels back to Queen Victoria’s honeymoon to Scotland.

Craigvinean, also known as the Hermitage, also offers a tour of Highland Perthshire’s covetous outdoors.

While trails such as Drummond Hill in Kenmore show off the heritage of the local area.

In all these places, FLS are asking visitors to keep to the outdoor access code and leave their sites in good condition for following next guests.

Mr Chalmers added: “Sunny weather will mean it won’t just be you who’s thinking about visiting, so plan ahead, park safely, and consider alternative sites to visit if your first choice is too busy when you arrive.

“We would also encourage people to take pride in Scotland’s beautiful countryside and respect it, protect it and enjoy it.”

More information can be found on: https://www.outdooraccess-scotland.scot/

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