Photographers of all ages and experience are being encouraged to submit their best snaps taken along the National Cycle Network as part of a Scotland-wide competition.

The winning entries will be exhibited as part of the Glasgow Canal Festival, and alongside the Union Canal throughout the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

The 2019 Sustrans Scotland competition will see the debut of the Young Scot category for 11-26 year olds, who will receive Young Scot reward points for taking part.

The other categories are wildlife, rural and urban photography.

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Niall Shannon, of Sustrans Scotland, said: “I’m excited to see this year’s competition launch and for the photos to start coming in. With the new categories we hope to showcase the diversity of experiences people have on the National Cycle Network, and with the addition of the 11-26 year old category we expect to see a new and alternative perspective from our younger photographers.

“Ultimately this competition is about encouraging and inspiring people to get out and use the Network, be it for urban or rural journeys, and to celebrate the wildlife, landscapes and many other attractions surrounding Scotland’s many routes."

Entries are open until June 22 with entry via