Support our work upholding public access in Scotland

Support our work upholding public access in Scotland

Support our work upholding public access in Scotland

We Are ScotWays

Founded in 1845, ScotWays (The Scottish Rights of Way and Access Society) is the independent charity which upholds and promotes public access rights in Scotland. We are widely recognised as experts in the law and practice of access and advise on access problems, provide information and training, and maintain a vast database about routes in Scotland. You can see our recognisable green and white signs on routes across Scotland.

We are home to the Heritage Paths Project, a unique archive of Scotland’s old paths and roads. We record hundreds of old routes, from Roman Roads to Pilgrim Paths. Why not have a look?

Explore our website and find out more about public access to the outdoors in Scotland, how it developed, the Society’s history and what you can do to support us. Of course, the best thing you can do is join us!

LATEST NEWS

Join our Board of Directors

Join our Board of Directors

We are looking for people to join our Board of Directors. If you are interested in outdoor access and think that you could contribute positively to our activities, we would be pleased to hear from...

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The Power of the People

The Power of the People

Today 24 April marks the 92nd anniversary of a landmark battle in outdoor access history - Kinder Scout.  On that day in 1932, a group of around 500 people headed up to trespass on Kinder Scout...

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PATH OF THE MONTH

Heritage Path for May 2024: Enterkin Pass

Heritage Path for May 2024: Enterkin Pass

Heritage Path of the Month. Enterkin Pass is our Heritage Path of the Month for May 2024, click here to view the details. More about Enterkin Pass: On the east side of Wanlockhead, a Southern Upland Way signpost indicates a route leading southeast round the west side...

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