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Recognising 20 Years of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act

Recognising 20 Years of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act

Monday 23 January 2023 marks 20 years since the passing of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003. The Act made radical changes to outdoor access, putting on a statutory basis the right of access to be on, above or below most land and on inland water in Scotland....

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Heritage Path for January 2023: The Minigaig

Heritage Path for January 2023: The Minigaig

Heritage Path of the month The Minigaig is our Heritage Path of the month for January 2023, click here to view the details More about The Minigaig From Blair Atholl go up the east side of the River Tilt to the Old Bridge of Tilt, then cross the river towards Old...

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Court of Session Decision on Core Path Plan

Court of Session Decision on Core Path Plan

On 20 December 2022 the Inner House of the Court of Session announced its decision on an appeal that attempted to overturn a rebuffed petition for a judicial review of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Core Path Plan review concerning proposed new core...

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And relax …

And relax …

ScotWays will close for the festive season on Thursday 22 December 2022 and re-open on Wednesday 4 January 2023. It’s a great time of year to get out and about on a wintry walk to work off the Christmas calories. You can still get advice on outdoor access rights in...

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Heritage Path for December 2022: Gaick Pass

Heritage Path for December 2022: Gaick Pass

Heritage Path of the month Gaick Pass is our Heritage Path of the month for December 2022, click here to view the details More about Gaick Pass Dalnacardoch is 11km north-west of Calvine on the A9 road. Be careful if crossing the very busy dual carriageway at the...

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Guidance on Roads and Access Legislation in Scotland

Guidance on Roads and Access Legislation in Scotland

Aware of a conflict between the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 and the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 that sees certain rights of responsible access being denied, the National Access Forum has published Guidance on Roads and Access Legislation in Scotland for Roads,...

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It’s AGM Time!

It’s AGM Time!

Yes, as the nights draw in, it's time for the ScotWays AGM and this year sees a welcome return to in-person events. Saturday 19 November 2022 from 10:30The Merchants’ House of Glasgow, 7 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 1BA We have decided to hold the AGM in a hybrid...

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Get ready for Christmas!

Get ready for Christmas!

We've just updated our shop with our new Christmas cards for 2022. You can choose from "Cycling past Badnambiast, Gaick Pass" by Laura Thompson and "On the lower slopes of Ben Wyvis" by John R Whitehead. More good news is that the prices are the same as last year 10...

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Heritage Path for October 2022: Spout of Ballochleam

Heritage Path for October 2022: Spout of Ballochleam

Heritage Path of the month Spout of Ballochleam is our Heritage Path of the month for October 2022, click here to view the details More about Spout of Ballochleam Starting in Station Road in Kippen, turn south east at the war memorial along Burnside. Continue...

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Heritage Path for September 2022: Herring Road

Heritage Path for September 2022: Herring Road

Heritage Path of the month Herring Road is our Heritage Path of the month for September 2022, click here to view the details More about Herring Road From Dunbar, a direct route by road runs by Spott and Spott Mill to Halls (NT653727). However, if walking or cycling,...

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