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Countryside Calendar - February

Countryside Calendar - February

Get an idea of what the farmers in Scotland are doing during February and use this to help you plan your visit to the outdoors.

Countryside calendar - image of sheep and two lambs

Countryside Calendar - March

The Countryside calendar for March gives a brief insight into what work farmers are doing at this busy time of year. Topics include livestock, crops and conservation and of course it's the start of spring lambing for farmers in the lowlands.

Countryside Calendar - April

The Countryside calendar for April gives a brief insight into what work farmers are doing at this busy time of year. Topics include livestock and crops and advice for dog walkers. April also sees the start of the breeding season of many ground nesting birds.

Countryside calendar - May

Countryside Calendar - May

The Countryside calendar for May gives a brief insight into what work farmers are doing at this busy time of year. Topics include livestock, crops and conservation. It's useful info for anyone out and about in the outdoors to be aware of, it's good to be prepared for seasonal changes that might affect your route. It's also a useful resource for teachers, schools and group leaders.

static map showing the areas for HFTSH service

Map of areas for Heading for the Scottish Hills service

This service allows you to plan routes which minimise the chance of disturbing stalking, in line with the Scottish Outdoor Access Code. Find out more about it on the Heading for the Scottish Hills page

HFTSH table Area 1 Islands

Heading for the Scottish Hills - Area 1 Islands

Heading for the Scottish Hills -  Area 1 Islands

First page of Countryside calendar for July including photo of nest of eggs on the ground

Countryside Calendar - July

In July watch out where you're walking in the countryside. It's also the start of the stag stalking season, find out more in the July Countryside Calendar.

Countryside Calendar - June

In June watch out for livestock and young animals in the fields.  Farm vehicles are busy working on the land.  Read more ...

Front cover of countryside calendar for august with image of two fishermen fly fishing in boat.

Countryside Calendar - August

August is a busy month in the countryside.  Check out what is happening in the countryside calendar.

Countryside Calendar - September

Countryside Calendar - September

Find out what is happening in the countryside in September.

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