Sustainable Tourism Toolkit


Reference tools for tourism businesses looking to become more sustainable:




Dummies Guide to Sustainable Tourism
 Dummies Guides for Sustainable Tourism

A key reference tool for any business who falls into at least one of the following categories:


  • setting up a tourism business
  • making your business sustainable and saving money
  • want to learn about simple activities that can help you gain a business award

PDF download image  Dummies Guide to Sustainable Tourism - size 1.30 mb



The Business Waste Guidance Booklet
Waste Management Booklet


The Business Waste Booklet gives you more detailed information on waste management and how to reduce your business waste:


PDF download image  Business Waste Guidance Booklet - size 1.88 mb


Visitor Information available for your customers


Suggested bus and walking routes in the following the regions of Scotland:


PDF download image  Aberdeen City and Shire - size 1.57mb


PDF download image  Edinburgh and the Lothians - size 1.23mb


PDF download image  Greater Glasgow and Clyde Valley - size 1.02mb


PDF download image  Perthshire - size 1.41mb


PDF download image  Stirling, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park - size 1.01mb


Transport links for your customers


Transport Direct makes it easy for you and your customers to search for public transport options to travel to and around Scotland.


Traveline Scotland provides up to date, impartial public transport journey planning and timetables.


Sustrans promotes sustainable transport, particularly cycling, especially information, guides and maps around the National Cycle Network Routes.


Urban walking route planner is where your visitors can get a route map between any two points, including their journey time, calorie burn, step count and carbon saving.


Nature and Cultural information for your customers


Scottish Outdoor Access Code - find out how you and your customers can enjoy your access rights in Scotland.


The following organisations can offer more information for you and your customers on the natural and cultural heritage of Scotland and provide opportunities to get involved:


The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds-

Scottish Wildlife Trust -

Marine Conservation Society Scotland -

Woodland Trust-

National Trust for Scotland -

Historic Scotland -


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