Scotland news archive

Open Letter regarding Dalwhinnie level crossing

11 October 2021

An open letter on behalf of a diverse range of your local and national stakeholders regarding Network Rail Scotland’s decision to lock the gates at the Ben Alder level crossing at Dalwhinnie

Rail bosses face widespread calls to reopen Dalwhinnie level crossing gates

22 September 2021

Together with local and national stakeholders, we met with Network Rail on Tuesday 21 September to call for the urgent unlocking of gates at Dalwhinnie level crossing.

Ramblers Scotland unveils best-ever map of nation's paths

25 August 2021

Free online Scottish Paths Map reveals hundreds of hidden trails

Statement on the unacceptable closure of Dalwhinnie level crossing

06 August 2021

We strongly oppose Network Rail's sudden closure of public access to the level crossing at Dalwhinnie.

TikTok star in new film promoting responsible wild camping

28 May 2021

Irreverent video with TikTok creator Jarad Rowan launches ahead of busy camping season.

Call for government champion to capitalise on rising numbers outdoors

16 March 2021

Scottish Outdoor Recreation Alliance's manifesto says funds are needed to support booming demand for Scotland’s outdoors.

Announcing the first-ever Scottish Walking Awards

04 February 2021

Scotland’s leading walking charities have launched a new National Award to celebrate the people, organisations and communities who are supporting others to enjoy an active lifestyle.

Scottish Ramblers Routes Competition

28 January 2021

Anyone who develops or checks a route in Scotland between 29 January and 30 April 2021 will be entered into a prize draw for a £100 Cotswold Outdoor voucher.

Walk Back Better: A manifesto for 2021

26 January 2021

Walking charities in Scotland have launched a new call for the Scottish Government to ‘Walk Back Better’, ahead of the Holyrood elections in May.

Survey reveals alarming cuts to outdoor access jobs in Scotland

19 November 2020

Landowners and outdoor groups unite to call for funding and resources to support access rights, as a new survey highlights alarming cutbacks in countryside access jobs.

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