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This guide will help you decide what to do in everyday situations in Scotland's great outdoors.
Find out how the Access Code applies to activities such as hang gliding and paragliding.
Access to beaches, dunes and the foreshore.
Be a responsible camper - get tips on access, using stoves instead of lighting open fires and what to do when you need the loo.
Find out how to be a responsible rock climber, including safeguarding breeding birds.
Access rights extend to cycling, on paths and off-road, as long as you ride responsibly.
Visiting hills where deer stalking takes place.
Find out about access with vehicles built or adapted for people with disabilities.
Find out how to take the lead by following the Access Code when out and about with dogs in the countryside.
What to do in fields or open country with farm animals, including lambs or calves.
Access information covering fishing, low ground shooting and grouse shooting.
Fields with arable or grass crops, including ploughing and harvesting.
Access in forests and woodland, including where forest operations are taking place.
Crossing golf courses safely and responsibly.
Find out about accessing Scotland's great outdoors on horseback.
Information about access to areas used by the military.
Access to places managed to safeguard wildlife.
Information about car parking, paths, gates and activities such as picnicking and mushroom gathering.
Find out how access may be affected by organised outdoor events.
Information about visits to the outdoors organised by teachers or outdoor educators.
Access to public parks, pitches and playing fields, and other managed open spaces.
Access to houses and gardens, farmyards, and historic buildings or other cultural heritage sites.
Information about accessing Scotland's great outdoors on foot.
Access information for rivers, canals, lochs and reservoirs.
Information about access to water for canoeing, rafting, sailing and swimming.
Follow this guide to learn what we mean by ‘disturbing wildlife’ and get top tips for protecting Scotland’s wild animals when exploring.