Dalwhinnie: Network Rail slammed for spending £30k on fencing
Network Rail spent more than £30,000 on plans to fence off a popular Highland level crossing, despite widespread opposition.
Locked gates and keep out signs: hundreds of access issues logged by councils
Landholders have allegedly blocked or deterred public access to Scotland’s paths more than 1,000 times in recent years according to data logged by local authorities.
Highland estate in public access legal battle owned in tax haven
A wealthy Highland landowner trying to block access to a path called “historic and important” owns the land via an offshore tax haven firm, The Ferret can reveal.
Closure of historic Edinburgh footpath to be reviewed
The closure of one of Edinburgh’s most famous footpaths is to be reviewed following pressure from access and conservation groups.
Famous Edinburgh footpath facing permanent closure
The public could be banned forever from one of Edinburgh’s most historic and popular footpaths.
Dalwhinnie one of over 1,250 level crossings shut to public
A Scottish walking charity has condemned Network Rail for closing more than 1,250 level crossings in Britain since 2009, obstructing access for walkers.
Council and walking charity enter legal battle with Highland estate
A walking charity and Highland Council are taking a wealthy landowner to court in a legal case to stop the closure of a “historic and important path” that locals say has existed for generations.
26 Voices: visions from across Scotland on our climate future
Twenty-six people making a difference in Scotland outline their visions for our climate future.
Land access: charity demands action after highland estate blocks walkers
Ramblers Scotland said North Chesthill Estate in Glenlyon, which is home to four Munros, has ”long been notorious amongst walkers.