True Highlands Blog
2020 is Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters. Something that we’re not short of in Scotland – and we don’t just mean the rain! With endless sea lochs, firths and islands, Scotland’s coastline is a whopping 10,250 miles (16,500 km) including its 790 islands, and 31,460 freshwater lochs and lochans are scattered throughout the country.
With a myriad of lochs, inlets, islands and firths, Scotland’s seas are vast - It’s coastline makes up 10% of Europe’s total! Our waters may be chilly, but that doesn’t stop a huge variety of wildlife from making it their home.