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Natural playground

Scotland is legendary for a wide range of world class activities from water sports to walking, cycling, and adventure.

Find out more about the activities our visitors are doing when here. 


Find out about mountain biking and road cycling in Scotland including cyclist demographics.

Scotland. Made for Cycling

Published January 2023

Read our cycling topic paper

Dark Skies and Astro-Tourism

Find out about dark skies in Scotland and visitor interests in astro-tourism and star gazing.

Dark Skies & Astro-tourism

Published May 2019


An overview of walking tourism in Scotland, including short walks and long walks or hikes.

Walking tourism in Scotland paper

Published June 2017

Additional research on outdoor activities

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