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Cattle and public access in Scotland - Advice for farmers, landowners and other livestock keepers

This sheet describes the major hazards to members of the public associated with keeping cattle, including bulls (uncastrated bovine animals of 10 months or over) and newly calved cows, where the public have access to land in Scotland. It suggests reasonably practicable ways of controlling those hazards for walkers. Land managers should also consider risks to other users of public access routes, such as horse riders and cyclists.

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Creating a path network - A guide to local action

This booklet by Paths for all provides information and guidance that they hope will encourage more local action for paths. 35 pages.

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TV advert 2

TV Advert 2 shows the following scenarios:

  • Family and geese
  • Mountain biker and horse rider
  • Youths with wall and gate
  • Dog walker and sheep
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Scottish Outdoor Access Code - Part 2 Access rights

Scottish Outdoor Access Code - Part 2 Access rights

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Scottish Outdoor Access Code - Part 3 Exercising access rights responsibly

Scottish Outdoor Access Code - Part 3 Exercising access rights responsibly.

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Scottish Outdoor Access Code - Part 5 Practical guide

Scottish Outdoor Access Code - Part 5 Practical guide.

Commercial access to the outdoors in Scotland - Guidance on local management

Commercial access to the outdoors in Scotland - Guidance on local management

A wide range of commercial outdoor activities take place under Scottish access rights. Find out more about how to manage these activities in this guidance note which also includes case studies and sources of further information.

Planning for public access on golf courses - quick guide to access rights and responsibilities

A summary of access rights and responsibilities for the general public and land managers on golf courses.

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Quick guide to access rights and responsibilities over golf courses - Case studies

This is for golf course managers, green keepers and committee members to explore some case studies relating to the ways other golf courses have dealt with issues arising from public outdoor access rights and responsibilities. These six case studies may help you identify opportunities for better management of access on golf courses near you.

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Scottish Outdoor Access Code - Part 4 Managing land and water responsibly for access

Scottish Outdoor Access Code - Part 4 Managing land and water responsibly for access.