Year of Natural Scotland 2013

Scotland is renowned throughout the world for its breath-taking scenery, biodiversity and unique natural heritage, and the natural environment influences our culture, education, manufacturing, fashion and textiles industry, food and drink.

The Year of Natural Scotland, 2013, is a celebration of Scotland’s natural resources.  Get involved here.

About the Year of Natural Scotland

The Year of Natural Scotland 2013 events programme is already beginning to take shape with a packed programme of events to help you celebrate and experience...

How to enjoy Natural Scotland

A month-by-month guide on what Scotland has to offer!...

10 Reasons to Run in Scotland

With its rolling landscapes, rugged mountains, and endless scenic trails and paths, there is no better country for runners than Scotland. Here are 10 reasons...

Discover The Big 5 - Scotland’s most amazing animals

Discover the Big 5: Scotland's most iconic wildlife...

John Muir: The Life and Times

John Muir, the Scottish naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States, is being honoured this year with the first...

Young Naturalists

Wild Spring Festival set to save young naturalists from extinction...

Scotland: a Fair Trade nation

Scotland celebrates as it is named one of the world’s first Fair Trade Nations....

Run Scotland

In this Year of Natural Scotland 2013, there is no better time to celebrate Scotland’s great outdoors. Famed for its landscapes of outstanding natural beauty,...

Homecoming Scotland

Find out more about Year of Homecoming 2014...