The aim of the Seashore – Access For All (S-AFA) project is to ensure everyone can get access to the benefits of the Seashore.
‘We’ve got beaches in mind’
Figures from Visit Scotland show that in 2019 38% of international visitors visited a beach, during their visit. Domestic tourism resulted in 2.3 million overnight trips to seaside and coastal locations and generated £448m of expenditure for the Scottish economy.
“I was watching ‘Antiques Road Trip’ – again – and Philip Serrell went over to Cumbrae on the ferry from Largs to Millport.”
The Misty Moisty Oyce Of Quindry
“We were heading for a walk along by the Oyce of Quindry in South Ronaldsay, and were wondering if it might be a bit murky when we got there”
Yesterday we had a wonderful walk along a couple of beaches in Orkney with friends and their dogs who were here on a visit from Skye.
Update on Ditching the Plastic
Having trialled the bamboo toothbrush and the toothpaste tablets here are the completely personal results.
Ditching the Plastic
We will be trialling a bamboo brush and toothpaste tablets (which include fluoride).
Hearts of Stone – The Orkney Way
“You know all the stone hearts which abound on Orkney beaches? From big ones, to tiny wee ones? I had a really nice one – red sandstone”
Collecting Dead Fulmars: Researching Marine Litter
Fulmars ingest marine litter, being largely surface-feeders, which accumulates in their stomachs.