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Redecking the Eidart Bridge

Redecking the Eidart Bridge

It should have happened in March 2020, but, like so many other activities, replacing the deck of the Eidart Bridge succumbed to Coronavirus. Thus, on 20 August 6 volunteers led by David Dixon gathered at Glenfeshie Lodge to load wood, tools and lunch into the back of...

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ScotWays AGM 2021

ScotWays AGM 2021

This year our AGM will be held virtually on Saturday 20 November 2021.  Click on the picture above to find all the information about the AGM along with the documentation you will need for the event. Registration: To attend the AGM you need to register in...

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Come and Help us Uphold Access Rights!

Come and Help us Uphold Access Rights!

We have two vacancies for people to come and join our team. Both will be based in our Edinburgh office but will be subject to our Hybrid Working Policy meaning they will be able to work from home or another location. Access Officer part-time (3 days a week). This post...

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Dalwhinnie Level Crossing Closure

Dalwhinnie Level Crossing Closure

  The Ben Alder level crossing, south of Dalwhinnie station, was closed unilaterally by Network Rail on 28th July 2021. This level crossing has long been in public use and is recorded as a public right of way. An historic route from Loch Rannoch and along Loch Ericht...

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A different way to get there?

A different way to get there?

  “We are at capacity for cars, not people,” (spokesman for Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park). Cars are so useful, but they do take up a lot of space, so consider if you really need to take yours for your trip. If you can find a way of getting to your...

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Not sure about your access rights?

Not sure about your access rights?

  If you don’t feel sure of your rights under Scotland’s Access Laws, see our short guide to Public Access in Scotland for an easy to digest summary of where you can go and what you can do. For full guidance please look at the Scottish Outdoor Access Code. 

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Other sources of information

Other sources of information

  Local Authorities also have information about walks and places to visit on their websites, plus up-to-date information related to Covid-19. Check out your local authority’s website and search out the local hidden gems.   There are some ideas here: Argyll and Bute...

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Consider a different activity

Consider a different activity

Ever thought about giving canoeing or horse riding a try instead of pounding along paths? Then this may be a good time to consider doing that activity that you have always wanted to try.  Horse riding Canoeing and Kayaking Mountain Biking Cycling Climbing

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Different Ways

Different Ways

Here are some ideas for quieter routes. The Scotland Off The Beaten Track website has a number of less frequented routes throughout Scotland and is independent of any business or area. The South West of Scotland has some stunning landscape as is usually much quieter...

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Onslaught or Opportunity? TODAY

Onslaught or Opportunity? TODAY

Finding solutions for our post-lockdown countryside TODAY 16 April 2021, 12.30 – 2pm, Facebook Live. Last summer, with the release of long pent-up demand, we saw unprecedented, chaotic and hugely disruptive pressure of visitors seeking to enjoy Scotland’s countryside....

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Onslaught or Opportunity?

Onslaught or Opportunity?

Finding solutions for our post-lockdown countryside 16 April 2021, 12.30 – 2pm, Facebook Live. In response to the unprecedented pressures on Scotland's countryside last summer and the similar situation anticipated this year, ScotWays is hosting an online election...

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Launch of the SORA Manifesto 2021

Launch of the SORA Manifesto 2021

Commenting on the launch of the Scottish Outdoor Recreation Alliance (SORA) Manifesto issued today, Chief Operating Officer, Richard Barron said: “Our country is, we hope, on the cusp of being released from the grip of lockdown.  “The great outdoors has played an...

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