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New snorkel route for Moray Firth, Scottish Highlands


The Scottish Wildlife Trust have created a new Snorkel Trail for the Moray Firth. the self-directed snorkel trail presents accessible sites to explore along the stunning Scottish Highland coastline.

The trail was designed in collaboration with Macduff Marine Aquariumthat promotes environmental themes within its exhibits, events, and educational programming, and East Grampian Coastal Associationwho execute the Turning the plastic tide project that addresses marine litter through organized beach cleanups.

Cullykhan Bay. Credit: Scottish Wildlife Trust

Elouise Cartner, Living Seas Public Engagement Officer with the SWT, who worked on the new trail and attended the Dive In weekend, said: “We have highlighted several beginner and slightly advanced dive sites, from an iconic location in Portknockie overlooking Bow Fiddle Rock. to Cullykhan Bay along the magnificent coastline of the Moray Firth.

“We have focused on promoting accessible sites to allow more equitable access to nature.”

Along with beach maps with beginner and advanced snorkel areas, a new brochure highlights local facilities such as equipment rentals, parking and restrooms, family-friendly attractions such as visitor centers, parks, picnic areas, accessibility information and opportunities. of community-led marine citizen science.

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The route brochure is available to download from the website where brochures detailing other Scottish snorkeling trails are also available, including Arran, Berwickshire, East Lothian, Lochaber, North Argyll, North Harris, North West Highlands and Torridon. see others snorkel trails.