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Walking on an upland path at Inchnadamph NNR. © Lorne Gill/SNHFilming the Sheep Wise video - NSAS and QMSDuckboard by the Falls of Clyde near New Lanark ©Lorne Gill/SNHPotato Harvesting © Lorne Gill SNH

Can you spare a few minutes to help care for the hills? Please tell us what matters to you in this survey

Are you Sheep Wise? There are some really important messages for dog walkers in this new video, so please do watch it. Be Sheep Wise

What is happening in the countryside? June Calendar

Welcome to the Scottish Outdoor Access Code website

This is the place to find out more about everyone's access rights and responsibilities in Scotland’s outdoors. Access rights in Scotland apply to most land and inland water.

If you’re a member of the public wanting to enjoy some fresh air in a local park, or a dog walker, hill walker, mountain biker, horse rider or kayaker, there is information for you and much more.

Scotland’s outdoors is managed by a variety of people and organisations and many of them earn their living from the land. It is all of our responsibilities to respect each other’s activities and interests in the outdoors.

Scottish Outdoor Access Code ebook

Use the EPUB icon to download the ebook from your phone, the MOBI icon for Kindle and the PDF icon if you're on a desktop computer or tablet.