Scotland news archive

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.

Join us at Scottish Council events in 2021

04 December 2020

We've love you to join us from the comfort of your own home for three separate Scottish Council events in 2021.

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.

Announcing the launch of Inverness Young Walkers

15 September 2020

We hope the new group will help young adults get outdoors together in the Highlands

Ramblers Scotland mapping trial discovers huge volume of hidden paths

02 September 2020

Ramblers Scotland has announced a national roll-out of its Mapping Scotland's Paths project after eye-catching results in a regional trial

Outdoors groups demand urgent rethink over kneejerk Perthshire parking bans

28 August 2020


Walkers and mountaineers are calling for Perth & Kinross Council to urgently reconsider its “disproportionate” decision to ban parking on nine of its rural roads.

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