People Are Peeing And Pooping All Over The Queen’s Balmoral Estate Because Of Lockdown

Lee Moran

Beware of the pathways on Queen Elizabeth II’s Balmoral estate in Scotland.

With public toilets closed during the coronavirus lockdown, some people have taken to peeing and pooping near busy walkways and monuments.

Staff at the British monarch’s 50,000-acre property in Aberdeenshire forced to tweet guidance over the weekend on where and how visitors should go to the bathroom outdoors.

“If you need to pee, please do so at least 30 meters from lochs or streams,” they advised in one tweet. “If you need to defecate, do so as far away as possible from buildings, paths, water courses and farm animals. Bury faeces in a shallow hole and replace the turf.”

“Part of the problem is that we are seeing a lot of non biodegradable wipes being discarded in the countryside,” staff wrote in another post, noting how “people are choosing to relieve themselves right next to busy paths or monuments rather than move a little bit further away to avoid contamination.”

Visitors were also cautioned against using authority-run public toilets near Lock Muick....

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