Scottish access rights
Thanks to Scotland’s world-class access rights, you can walk on nearly all land in Scotland.
If you’re planning a walking trip in Scotland, it’s important to understand your access rights and your responsibilities.
You can use your access rights to walk on agricultural land in Scotland. We view access to farmland as a public good, delivering positive outcomes to society.
Golf courses are important green spaces in Scotland. You have the right to cross them but you must keep off the greens and avoid interfering with play.