2021 was the chance for us to finally get out and embrace Scotland again.
With 2021 being the year that followed a major lockdown, Scots have been given the chance to once again get outdoors and see what this wonderful wee country has to offer again.
And thankfully, some of you were skilful enough to capture these moments on camera with some spectacular photographs.
No matter the season, the weather or how challenging it was to capture your subject, our reader’s snapshots show off Scotland throughout the year, helping to make us realise just how lucky we have it here.
So, to celebrate the year that was, here are some of our favourite photos that sum up the beauty of Scotland in 2021.
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