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Policy for visitors

All of our policies are built on our core principles of conservation and access, enjoyment and education.

We have listed some of the questions most frequently asked by visitors, below.  However, if you wish to see the full policy on a topic email us and we will send you a copy.

Our outdoor access policies are shaped by the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003.  We encourage people to enjoy and use our properties, but always to respect the enjoyment and safety of other users of the land.  The Scottish Outdoor Access Code gives clear guidance on how to responsibly enjoy the countryside.


Advice on ticks and tick borne diseases

Visitors to NTS countryside properties should be aware of the possibility of contracting lyme disease from infected tick bites and should note the guidance and preventative measures described in the NHS Scotland publication ‘What do I need to know about ticks and tick borne diseases’ downloadable on this link: http://www.documents.hps.scot.nhs.uk/giz/general/tick-factsheet-2009-04.pdf