A Loch Lomond tourist attraction is urging the public to tidy up after themselves when restrictions ease this month.

The Sea Life Centre at Loch Lomond Shores issued the plea as part of its ‘Don’t Make Easter Rubbish’ campaign, which aims to educate people about the devastating effects litter has on marine life.

For example, plastic straws often get stuck in turtles’ noses, impacting their ability to breathe.

When the centre reopens on April 26, visitors to the Loch Lomond area are asked to put trash in the bin or take it home with them.

National Park bosses have also issued a plea to the public to stay local this weekend as lockdown restrictions ease, and not to visit the area unless it's within your own local authority boundary.

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