100 datasets found

Publishers: Scottish Government SpatialData.gov.scot Tags: Protected sites

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  • Tree Preservation Orders - South Ayrshire

    A Tree Preservation Order imposes conditions for the preservation of trees, groups of trees or woodlands in South Ayrshire, by prohibiting the cutting down, topping, lopping or...
  • Wildlife Sites - South Ayrshire

    Wildlife Sites are areas of land that are especially important for their wildlife. They are some of our most valuable wildlife areas. Wildlife Sites are identified and selected...
  • Dark Skies Park Core Area

    The central core area (darkest sky) of the Galloway Dark Sky Park. The Galloway Forest Park received Gold Tier Dark Sky Park Status from the International Dark Sky Association...
  • Conservation Areas - South Ayrshire

    Areas of notable environmental or historical interest or importance which are protected by Planning regulations against undesirable changes
  • Galloway Forest Park

    Galloway Forest Park was established in 1947 and is managed by Forestry Commission Scotland.
  • Conservation Areas - South Ayrshire

    Areas of notable environmental or historical interest or importance which are protected by Planning regulations against undesirable changes
  • Site of Special Scientific Interest (Scotland)

    Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) are those areas of land and water (to the seaward limits of local authority areas or MLWS) that Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH)...
  • Grassland Fungi Mapping Database for Scotland

    This database and mapping tool was produced to allow the identification of sites important to this incredibly diverse range of grassland fungal species for which Scotland is...
  • Renewable Energy Sites - Scotland

    All local authorities will receive planning applications for renewable energy sites. Some local authorities have provided us with such data, from which we have selected only...
  • Tree Preservation Orders - Scotland

    Whilst TPOs are a legal requirement they may not always be digitised accurately. Users of this data should not assume this data is totally accurate and should consult the...
  • Local Landscape Areas - Scotland

    There are many areas where the scenery is highly valued locally and local authorities often give these landscapes a local designation. This is to ensure that the landscape is...
  • Historic Environment Records - Scotland

    HERs (Historic Environment Records) developed out of SMRs (Sites and Monuments Records). SMRs were established from the 1960s onwards in response to the loss of the...
  • Ramsar Wetland of International Importance (Scotland)

    Ramsar sites are classified to meet the UK's commitments under the Ramsar Convention. The UK's ratification also extends to its Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies....
  • Conservation Areas - Scotland

    Under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997 a local authority may determine which parts of its area are of special architectural or historic...
  • Article 4 Directions - Scotland

    An Article 4 Direction is a statement made under The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2011. The Direction, made by a local...
  • Biosphere Reserves (Scotland)

    Biosphere Reserves are areas of terrestrial and coastal ecosystems promoting the conservation of biodiversity with sustainable use. Biosphere reserves serve to demonstrate...
  • Scottish Cultural ProtectedSites

    Scottish Cultural ProtectedSites are INSPIRE compliant versions of Historic Environment Scotland designations and national monument records data. The Scottish Cultural...
  • Habitats Data - NVC Polygons

    National Vegetation Classification (NVC) survey data Classifies British vegetation into a series of plant communities according to phytosociological groups using standard field...
  • NatureScot Protected Areas WMS

    This interactive map service contains the various categories of protected areas and sites in Scotland.
  • NatureScot Protected Areas WFS

    This WFS provides feature access to the data about the various designated sites (protected areas) in Scotland.
You can also access this registry using the API (see API Docs).