The Scottish Marine Wildlife Watching Code

Last updated: 5 February 2018

If you want to watch marine wildlife, you need to take care to make sure you don't disturb the animals.

The Scottish Marine Wildlife Watching Code is a set of guidelines that help you watch marine wildlife responsibly. The Code:

  • keeps wildlife disturbance to a minimum
  • helps you enjoy watching marine wildlife
  • improves your chances of seeing something
  • helps you stay within the law

Visit the Scottish Natural Heritage website to read the Scottish Marine Wildlife Watching Code.