Network Rail and level crossings

Network Rail and level crossings

Our attention was recently drawn to an article in the Spring 2024 issue of Land Business, the Scottish Land & Estates magazine. The article, placed by Network Rail, was entitled “A 200-year-old concept that still exists on Scotland’s Railway” and set out Network...
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...
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 you.  Board meetings are held in Edinburgh four or five times a...
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 demanding their right of access.  It’s lauded as a landmark event,...
SOAC gives no right of access to land.

SOAC gives no right of access to land.

There’s an increasing trend where people tell you that you have a right of access to land under the Scottish Outdoor Access Code (SOAC), but it’s not true and never has been.  Contrary to what you may read in the press, social media and on some signs, the SOAC...
Heritage Path for March 2024: Herring Road

Heritage Path for March 2024: Herring Road

Heritage Path of the Month. Herring Road is our Heritage Path of the Month for March 2024, click here to view the details More about the Herring Road. From Halls (NT653727), head SSE in the direction of Hartside where a signposted track heads east for 300m before...